Butter Garlic Toasted Bread with Cream Cheese Filling

Butter Garlic Toasted Bread with Cream Cheese Filling


  • 8 pieces monay bread or any round shape bread see below how to bake Soft Monay

Soft Monay

  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast or instant yeast
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup margarine
  • 2 large egg
  • 2 cups sifted LFM Bread flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 ½ cup sifted MAYA All-Purpose Flour
  • enough flour for dusting
  • shortening for greasing tray
  • egg wash

Cream Cheese filling

  • 1 bar cream cheese 225 grams
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream

Butter Garlic Mixture:

  • 1 bar melted butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons garlic finely chopped
  • ¼ cup condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons fresh milk
  • 3 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped


  • 2 tablespoons panko Japanese crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan


Soft Monay

  • Disperse yeast over water and add the 2 teaspoons sugar. Set aside for 1 minute then whisk to dissolve. Mix well. Cover with plastic film and ferment for 10-15 minutes or until bubbly.
  • In a bowl, add the sugar, margarine, egg, bread flour and salt. Mix well then gradually add the all-purpose flour. Knead for 8-10 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Add more all-purpose flour if the dough is too wet and sticky to touch. Form into a ball and allow dough to rest for 1 hour to 1 ½ hours or until the volume has doubled.
  • Grease baking tray with vegetable shortening. Set aside.
  • Once the dough doubled in size, invert dough into a clean working surface and divide dough into 12 pieces and form into a ball. Arrange each shaped dough on a baking tray. Proof for 1 ½ hours or until the volume has doubled again.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350⁰F/170⁰C.
  • Brush dough with egg wash then score the dough with a cutting blade or sharp paring knife.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and cool completely.

Butter Garlic Toasted Bread with Cream Cheese Filling

  • Prepare cream cheese mixture. Using a hand mixer beat the cream cheese and sugar together until creamy then add in the whipping cream and continue beating until smooth and fluffy. Place in a piping bag and set aside for later use.
  • Prepare butter garlic mixture by beating all the ingredients together until well combined. Set aside.
  • Prepare topping by combining the two ingredients until well mixed. Set aside.
  • To assemble, get one piece of monay bread and slice into 6 sections without cutting through. (the bottom of the bread should remain intact)
  • Dip each sliced bread into the butter garlic mixture, making sure the bread is well covered with the mixture.
  • Pipe cream cheese filling in between sections of the bread and at the center.
  • Drizzle bread with prepared topping.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F/170°C for about 10-15 minutes or until toasted.


Notes for Soft Monay:
If this will be used for the “Butter Garlic Toasted Bread” recipe, no need to score the top of your dough before baking.
Prep time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Yield: 12 pieces
Notes for Butter Garlic Toasted Bread with Cream Cheese Filling:
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Yield: 8 pieces

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