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Filipino Bread

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Pan de sal or pandesal is one of the most popular bread being served for breakfast in the Philippines. This bread is somewhat crunchy on the outside and fluffy or airy on the inside. It is really good when served hot with cheap cheese, jelly, jam, or even just plain margarine.
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Yeast 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon (For Proofing)
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Warm water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  All purpose flour 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Plain breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)

A.Proof the yeast first by combining warm water, yeast and the 2 tsp sugar. Let it stand for 5 minutes.
B.Combine all the dry ingredients except for the breadcrumb. Mix it well.
C.Then add the butter.
D.Add the yeast mixture.
E.Mix everything well until it all comes together.
F.Knead until it gets elastic.
G.Cut the dough in half and make a log of dough out of it.
H.Cover it with damp cloth and let it rise for an hour.
I.After the first rise, cut the dough into small pieces, about an inch wide.
J.After cutting the dough, roll it onto the breadcrumb and let it rise again for another hour.
K.Preheat your oven at 350F.
L.Bake the dough for about 20 minutes or until it’s golden brown.
M.Serve with jam, jelly, or butter while it’s still hot.
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Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Who wouldn't love to make bread for breakfast! This is a popular Filipino bread good to be had with jam, cheese or anything. Want to know to make this airy and fresh bread? See the video for more!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 961 Calories from Fat 126

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.2%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g40.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 1542.2 mg64.3%

Total Carbohydrates 185 g61.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.1%

Sugars 36.8 g

Protein 21 g41.1%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C 0%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 51.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Filipino Bread Recipe Video