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Garlic Cheese Toast on a marble board with a flower next to the board.

French Garlic Cheese Toast

Turn a French Baguette into a delicious garlic cheese toast in no time. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Best Homemade Bread Recipe, Bread, Bread Machine Recipe, French Bread Recipe, Simple Quick Bread Recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 Slices
Calories 200 kcal
Author Jennifer


French loaf made in a bread maker

  • 1 1/2 Cups Water 80-90℉
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 4 Cups Bread Flour
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons Yeast

Garlic Toast

  • Butter Enough to cover each slice
  • Garlic Powder Sprinkle on each slice
  • Mozzarella Cheese As much as you like on each slice


French loaf made in a bread maker

  1. Place all ingredients as listed in the bread maker.

  2. Set the bread maker for French/Italian. Set your bread size for a 2-pound loaf.

  3. Press start to mix and knead the dough. Remove before the bread maker starts to bake.

  4. On a floured surface roll dough out with a rolling pin into a rectangle shape.  

  5. Gently roll the dough up into a log form starting at one of the longer rectangle sides.

  6. Pinch the end of the dough into the loaf. Place seam side down onto a prepared cookie sheet 

  7. Cover with a towel and let rise for 30 minutes.

  8. Bake in a 400℉ oven for 20 minutes or until done.

Garlic Toast

  1. Slice your French Loaf into 1-inch slices using a bread knife

  2. Place slices on a cookie sheet 

  3. Spread butter on each slice of bread

  4. Sprinkle a little bit of garlic powder on each slice of bread

  5. Add as much mozzarella cheese on each slice as you like 

  6. Place into a preheated 350℉ oven for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted