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Pandesal Recipe

Pandesal recipe – Make Filipino bread rolls at your home!

Pandesal is a rich and soft Filipino bread roll which is an ideal side dish to pair with your energizing breakfast! This particular bread is exceedingly tender and airy, also consists of a slight hint of sweetness! This fantastic bread is even a famous dish as a sandwich with numerous savoury types of fillings.

Pandesal is one of the most famous bread recipes of Philippines. This unique type of bread comes with its unique benefit that it could be eaten as it is when you don’t have any option of tangy side dish! Or, you can eat it after dipping in the coffee, or it becomes much more flavorful with the fillings such as cheese, coconut jam, corned beef, peanut butter, egg, cheese spread, hotdogs or basically anything that you would like to stuff in it, this way you’ll never regret after looking at any leftover fillings in your fridge.

What is pandesal recipe?

This classic breakfast roll is a Filipino delicacy that will feel your heart with ultimate delight as its softness and airy texture will enchant your mood at your breakfast! This typical soft bread is sold at many bakeries and street vendors that roam around the streets with their unique vehicles with amazing sound horns. These street vendors usually store the pandesals within a large-sized box to prevent them from getting cold. Some bakeries sell it for the whole day!

Pandesals are those ultimate Filipino bread rolls that are known as one of the most cherished foods of the Philippines. Though this bread is prepared with the straightforward and ordinary ingredients, it consists of classic gourmet ingredients like milk and eggs that make its outer layer very crispy. The inner part bursts with an intense softness in the inner side. You can easily make these soft bread rolls at home. When you make it at home, you can welcome several new versions of it with numerous fillings and learn new moulding methods, baking styles, and many more.

The basic meaning of work Pandesal or Pan de Sal is salted bread. This word has originated from the salted bread. Though this bread has a slight sweetness to it rather than a salty taste, it is still popularly known as salty bread! This soft bread is usually wrapped in the breadcrumbs. There are many ways to eat the Pandesal, such as with fillings or without fillings. To have the best taste of Pandesal, it is recommended that you should eat it while it’s warm. I love to have this soft bread with a warm cup of tea or coffee! I love to eat after dipping with warm coffee; it just makes my morning breakfast much more energizing.

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How to serve Pandesal?

Pandesal tastes best when it is served while warm and in a new form. It tastes even better if it is steaming hot. As I have said before, I like to eat it as a coffee dip. Many times, when I want to give a quick flip to my kiddos morning brunch, I pack these soft breads with egg sandwiches, and this brightens their whole day after having this flavorful lunch.

Many times I have used the Filipino BBQ skewers to prepare the pandesal sandwiches. You can even pack pandesal bread in the closed airtight container, and again crisp the outer crust after toasting it again. These tender white breads will stay completely fresh for at least a week when you store it in the refrigerator and it will last for about a week in the fridge.

What are the classic ingredients for pandesal recipe?

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The good news is that you only need some simple ingredients for this soft white bread and those essential ingredients for classic pandesal recipe are: sugar, oil, flour, yeast, lard and salt. Many people use eggs with pandesal recipe, enhancing its tender texture and softness of the inner part. Also, the recipe gets a very regel flavour. Eggs also make the dough fluffier. You could also drizzle up some butter to evoke some buttery gourmet feel in your recipe.

How would you know if the bread dough has been kneaded properly?

The bread dough would be transformed into very smooth texture from a completely rough one. The dough will not have any stickiness to it, and you can cleanly touch the dough if it’s adequately kneaded.

When your dough is kneaded correctly, it will have some elastic quality to it. If you want to test its doneness, get its little bit and stretch it to see its elasticity. The properly kneaded dough should have a translucent yet thin finish in its core. Also, your dough will get an imprint of your finger when you tap your finger on its surface.

Can I leave Pandesal dough overnight?

The dough of the pandesal recipe is very thin in texture; it consists of flour, yeast, sugar and salt. As it requires little more time to rise, you can make the pandesal dough ahead of time, so that your work gets little easier if you store it overnight. 

How long does homemade Pandesal last?

Pandesal which is prepared with the nicely kneaded dough, will stay fresh for two days. However, I would suggest you to eat it while it’s steaming hot and fresh, you’ll get to experience its best flavour. You should always store within the airtight container if you want to keep it for more than a day and it will stay soft like a fresh one. When you want to eat it again, then simply reheat it prior to consumption. If you want to store them for a more extended period, keep them in the freezer bag and then in the freezer, it will stay in the freezer for a month.

How do you store Pandesal dough?

Get a plastic wrap and cover the dough with it after cleaning the dough properly with a kitchen cloth, after that, keep the dough in the refrigerator. Take out the dough just next day and heat it slightly, let the dough reach room temperature 1 hour before baking.

Is Pandesal white bread?

Pandesal is a type of fluffy, soft and airy white bread. Though this bread is called salty bread with ingredients such as salty cheese, it has a slight hint of sweetness in it. This classic white bread has a taste like Mexican bolillo, and this rich bread is one of the go-to choices for breakfast in the Philippines.

Can I put Pandesal dough in the fridge?

Of course, you can store the pandesal dough in the fridge, and it will be all okay very next day. Well, you could be wondering that it is quite trickier to have the pandesal for breakfast; the simple answer for this is you can prepare its dough ahead of time and store it in the fridge. You can take it out from the fridge just the next day and bake it.

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Pandesal Recipe - Soft and Buttery
Make your own homemade Pandesal with this easy and simple Pandesal Recipe. Soft and fluffy, covered with breadcrumbs best serve while hot!
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Course Breakfast
Cuisine Asian Fusion
Keyword Pandesal recipe
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Passive Time 25 Minutes
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Course Breakfast
Cuisine Asian Fusion
Keyword Pandesal recipe
Prep Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 15 Minutes
Passive Time 25 Minutes
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Ingredients
Pandesal Recipe
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Nutrition Facts
Pandesal Recipe - Soft and Buttery
Amount Per Serving
Calories 262 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 203mg 8%
Potassium 122mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 52g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 6g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 3%
Calcium 2%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Bhagyashree
Hello everyone, this is Bhagyashree! First of all, I would sincerely thank you for giving a valuable moment to discover my food blog! Though I am not a professional chef, food blogging and cooking has always been in my nerves since I found the magic and creativity that I can evoke through different pantry arts!