These Garlic & Parsley Dough Balls are delicious and extremely addictive. Once you have one you won't be able to stop! Light and fluffy and covered in delicious garlic & parsley butter.
Add the flour, yeast, salt and sugar together in the bowl of your mixer. Make a well in the middle and pour in the oil and water.
Mix on the lowest speed for 2 minutes using the dough hook.
Scrape down the sides of the bowl and the dough hook and mix for 8 minutes. You may need to stop half way and scrape the dough off the dough hook.
Take the dough out of the mixer and onto a lightly floured surface. Knead the dough a couple of times until the dough is soft and smooth.
Put the dough in a bowl sprayed with oil and cover with oiled cling film. Leave to prove for 1-2 hours until it has doubled in size.
Knock the air out of the dough by hitting it down in the bowl. Tip it out onto a lightly floured surface and knead a couple of times
Divide the dough into 30g balls by cutting off sections of dough and rolling them into balls. Line these within 1cm of each other in a oiled roasting tin.
Cover the dough with oiled cling film and leave to prove for 30 minutes
Preheat the oven to 190ºC (fan assisted, 210ºC non fan) and cook for 8 minutes. While the dough balls are cooking, mix together the butter, chopped parsley, garlic and salt
After 8 minutes in the oven, take the dough balls out and add a small dab of the parsley butter on top of each ball
Put back in the oven to bake for a further 8-10 minutes until golden brown