cheese garlic toast

Cheese garlic toast recipe with step by step photos – a quick breakfast recipe for the early morning hours when we don’t have enough time to prepare an elaborate breakfast.

In the hustle and bustle of city life we sometimes skip our breakfast, which is an important meal of the day. Toasts, sandwiches, porridge, smoothies, juices and Fruit salad are good option for folks who don’t have much time in the morning to prepare their breakfast.

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cheese garlic toast recipe

I have already posted a similar recipe of Cheese chilli toast and few other quick recipes like:

  1. Rava toast
  2. Cheese sandwich
  3. Paneer sandwich

Just make sure you use a healthy loaf of bread or baguette made with whole wheat, oats, multi grain and other healthy flours.

For the garlic butter spread, I have used celery. Skip celery if you don’t have it. If you have ample time before hand, then you can also make your own brown bread or whole wheat bread or garlic bread at home.

How to make cheese garlic toast

1. Slice the loaf or baguette. Here I used homemade whole wheat loaf. You can also use brown bread or white bread, if you prefer.

bread for making cheese garlic toast recipe

2. Mix the garlic and celery with the butter and stir briskly till the butter becomes fluffy and light.

cheese garlic mixture for toast recipe

3. Spread the garlic butter on the bread slices.

apply cheese on toast - making cheese garlic toast recipe

4. Top with grated cheese.

preparing cheese garlic toast recipe

5. Place the bread on a cookie sheet or wired rack and keep in the pre heated oven at 180 degrees C/356 degrees F.

making cheese garlic toast recipe

6. Bake for 6 to 7 mins till the cheese melts and the sides of the bread turn light golden. If you want the cheese to be golden and the bread to be toasted more, then you have to bake for some more minutes.

baking - cheese garlic toast recipe

7. Remove and slice the cheese garlic toasts. Serve cheese garlic toast topped with some black pepper/red chili flakes/oregano along with a cheesy dip or tomato ketchup and even guacamole.

cheese garlic toast recipe
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cheese garlic toast

4.34 from 6 votes
Easy and quick cheese garlic toast made with freshly made garlic butter spread and cheese.
Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:7 mins
Cook Time:8 mins
Total Time:15 mins
Servings (change the number to scale):2
(1 CUP = 250 ML)


  • 5 to 6 bread slices or 8 to 9 baguette slices - whole wheat bread, oats bread, brown bread or white bread
  • 2.5 to 3 tablespoon salted butter at room temperature
  • 1.5 teaspoon finely chopped or minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped celery (optional)
  • black pepper powder as required (optional)
  • grated mozzarella + cheddar cheese as required


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees c/356 degrees f.
  • Mix the finely chopped garlic and celery with the butter and stir briskly till the butter become smooth, light and fluffy.
  • Slice the bread from the loaf or baguette.
  • Spread the garlic butter on the bread slices.
  • If using unsalted butter, sprinkle some salt on the bread.
  • Top with grated cheese.
  • Place the bread on a cookie sheet or wired rack and keep in the pre heated oven.
  • Bake in the preheated oven at 180 degrees c/356 degrees f, for 7 to 8 mins or till the cheese melts.
  • If you want the cheese to be golden and the bread to be toasted very well, then you have to bake for a longer time.
  • Remove and slice the toasts.
  • Serve cheese garlic toast hot sprinkled with red chili flakes and with a cheesy dip or guacamole or tomato ketchup.


The recipe can be doubled or tripled.
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Dassana Amit

Dassana Amitnamaste and welcome to which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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37 comments/reviews

  1. hey i love this recipe, this is very quick and easy cheese recipes for breakfast. i will definitely try this with my favorite Gocheese.

    • thankyou riya 🙂 for your positive feedback surely try and let us know how it was?

  2. super dish
    it’s my favrt

  3. Can we prepare Garlic Bread without oven?

    • hreem, you can make it on tawa or stove top.

  4. I need indian breakfast recipes

    • anju, check this link for breakfast recipes –

  5. Hi,

    Can you please tell me for this receipe both rods +fan should be lighted,or only rods should be lighted.

    I hope you won’t mind to answering my simple question,since I m new in baking.

    • i baked these in the oven which only has top and bottom rods. so just light the rods. no need to put on the fan.

  6. Mouth watering recipe… Wt cn we use instead of celery??

    • thanks priyanka. either skip adding celery or add coriander.

  7. Hi Dassana,

    Yesterday I tried the cheese garlic toast. My Hubby and son both loved it, but without cheese. Its really easy to make and only few ingredients needed. My 5 yrs son he did on his own everything and put in the oven to bake. If possible put some recipes of cake with fondant or marzipan.5 stars

    • hi sunitha, agree the recipe is easy. even kids can prepare it. making fondant from scratch is tricky and not easy. i have made fondant some years back and its one time consuming work. but yes marzipan is easy and can be used as a fondant to cover the cake. i have one recipe using marzipan as a layer for the cake. not yet tried. whenever i try it i will add also on the blog.

  8. This is one of the best site for all levels of cooking experts..

    However for beginner, the outline of procedure and quantity is very good.Please Also mention the mode of microwave cooking..

    • thanks a lot. these toasts can be made in the convection mode of the microwave oven. preheat the oven in convection mode for about 10 mins. place the toasts in a tray or pan and bake till the cheese melts. use the same temperature as mentioned in the recipe, for preheating as well as baking in the convection mode.

  9. You said preheat the oven at 180°c but you didn’t mention for how much time I need for preheating at that temperature?

    • preheat is usually done for about 10 to 15 minutes. for the cheese toasts, you can preheat 10 minutes before baking them.

  10. Very nice recipe taste really delicious I used ghee instead of butter turn out well’also tried paneer makhani taste same as restaurants thanks a lots for such nice recipes explanation want to try more and more recipes

    • thanks for the feedback on both the recipes sandeep.

  11. I try your recipes.all recipe s are great in taste .you have explain all these in very easy and immpressive way.
    Thank you for mouth watering recipes.4 stars

    • welcome sonia. thanks for giving positive feedback.

  12. Hi, I find your style very impressive and the images help a lot. I don’t cook much and dont bake at all, but love baked items and would like to experiment at home. I only have a microwave oven, so is there a way to use this instead for cakes and bread items?

    • thanks krita. if you have the convection option in your microwave oven, then you can easily bake anything like cakes, breads or cookies. the convection is basically meant for baking and grilling. you will have to check the manufacturer’s guide to know if convection option is there or not in your microwave oven.

  13. My family loved this starter!!4 stars

  14. I made the toasts and my family enjoyed it without the dip also.4 stars

    • thanks sonali for the positive feedback.

  15. Awesome recipies..very very simple and easy…

    • thanks supriya

  16. Well to be very honest……..what i found most important and interesting is the writing style. Its very simple yet very impressive… dosent let one’s mind get diverted. Multiple choices given for methods in many recipies, generally people do not share these secrets or techniques……thats wat made ur recipes outstanding. I cannot taste the food direct from the site but can test the human being behind the recipies. Your Touch in evry field will make a difference. Try and keep this helping spirit. Love and best wishes…..

    • thanks sreetama for these kind words and appreciation. it helps to know that readers are liking the blog style.

  17. Hi
    I like yr all recipes….. Thank u for nice recipes with picture.. It is really very helpful for me . Can u give one suggestion …. Microwave or oven which is good for bakeing . N which brand is good ???

    • thanks avni. if you are looking for baking a lot, then OTG or a regular oven is good. i am not sure which brand is good. currently i am using a basic philips oven and its good.

  18. Looks so tempting and delicious!

  19. hi dassana , how ur breads are perfect in shape .i almost got the perfect bread not the shape .ur toast looks so perfect for tea time .4 stars

    • thanks sathya

      • Sir you cheese garlic toast looks delicious and perfect, my bread got hard after removing from microwave, how to keep it soft?5 stars

        • i have used an OTG to bake the bread. if using microwave then use the convection option. if microwave option is used, then the bread will become hard. you can also make cheese garlic toast on tawa. you can check the method on this link –
          just add some grated cheese and then cover the bread slices with a lid. do use a heavy tawa otherwise bread may get too browned or burnt.