Homemade garlic buns are a delectable and aromatic treat that combines the warmth of freshly baked bread with the savory flavors of garlic and herbs. These buns are perfect as a side dish or appetizer, and they pair well with a variety of dishes, from pasta to grilled meats. Here’s how you can make them at home:

To begin, prepare a basic bread dough using flour, yeast, salt, sugar, and warm water. Knead the dough until it is smooth and elastic, then let it rise until it has doubled in size.

While the dough is rising, prepare the garlic butter. Melt butter in a small saucepan and add minced garlic, salt, and chopped herbs such as parsley or thyme. Cook the garlic and herbs in the butter until fragrant, then remove from heat and set aside.

Once the dough has risen, punch it down and divide it into small portions. Roll each portion into a ball and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, leaving some space between each bun.

Using a sharp knife, make a deep cross-shaped cut on the top of each bun. This will allow the buns to expand while baking.

Brush the buns with the garlic butter mixture, making sure to coat each bun evenly. Cover the buns with a clean kitchen towel and let them rise for another 20-30 minutes.

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and bake the buns for 15-20 minutes, or until they are golden brown and sound hollow when tapped on the bottom.

Remove the buns from the oven and brush them with more garlic butter while they are still warm. Serve the homemade garlic buns fresh out of the oven for the best flavor and texture.

These homemade garlic buns are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. They are a delicious and comforting addition to any meal, and they are surprisingly easy to make at home. Enjoy the wonderful aroma of freshly baked bread and garlic as you indulge in these delectable buns.


400g of common flour
50g of sugar
5g of salt
7g dry yeast
250ml warm milk
1 large egg
55g butter
8g minced garlic
Garlic butter:
8g minced garlic
1g dried parsley
55g melted salted butter


1. In a bowl mix flour, sugar, salt and instant yeast.
2. Pour in milk and add an egg.
3. Knead the dough with a mixer for 5 minutes. Cover with a kitchen towel and let rest for 20 minutes.
4. Add the softened butter and garlic and continue to knead until you have an elastic dough.
5. Transfer the dough to an oiled bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
6. Transfer the dough to a work surface, shape into a square, and divide into 25 pieces. Roll each piece into a ball, cover, and let rest for 15 minutes.
7. Degas the ball of dough a little more by tucking in the edges and arranging them on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let sit for an additional 30 minutes.
8. Meanwhile, make the garlic butter: In a bowl, combine the minced garlic, dried parsley, and melted butter, mix well.
9. Brush the tops of the raised rolls with garlic butter and bake in the preheated 180C / 350F for 15-17 minutes.
10. When the rolls are still warm, brush some more garlic butter on top and enjoy!



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