Pao De Queijo - Cheese Bread (Gluten Free)

Directions for Use
1. Combine the contents of the packet with 100mL (1/2 cup) water & 2 eggs in a mixing bowl
2. Knead the dough mixture for approximately 3min.
3. Roll the dough into smooth ball shapes (you should get approx 30 balls per packet around 1 inch (2.5cm) diameter in dough form). Place the cheese bread balls on baking tray(s)
4. Bake the trays on 180°C for approximately 15-30 min depending on the cheese ball size & oven type. They are ready once they are only slightly golden coloured The cheese bread is ready to eat, best served warm

cheese bread

 

Options Parmesan - An extra 1/4 or ½ cup of parmesan cheese can be added to the dough mixture or sprinkled on top for a more cheesy flavour.

Guava Paste - You can add a small piece of our Predilecta guava paste to the centre or the top of each ball (in dough form) before baking them in a mini-muffin tray for a taste sensation enjoyed throughout Brazil.

Extra Cheese - Put a piece of your favourite cheese in the middle of the cheese bread balls & bake in a mini-muffin tray for an awesome “cheesy” bite.

Oregano - can be also added to the dough mix for extra flavour.

Many other variations can be explored such as dipping sauces for the bread.


Comments (1)

Best ever Pao de Queijo

18 August 2016
Add some Garlic Powder and crispy Bacon as well as some grated Mozzarella. Roll into balls; any you may not want to eat then and there, freeze. Take frozen PdQ and place on baking tray and bake 30-35min on 230C. Yummy. Would be even better with some Requeijão :)

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