Easy Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão De Queijo)

Slightly crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, and filled with amazing cheese flavours, Brazilian cheese bread (Pão de Queijo) became popular for a legit reason! It’s tasty, comforting, and utterly easy to make – you only need to mix everything in one bowl, then bake. If you are a fan of mochi, you will love this popular Brazilian dish!

Ingredients (Makes 12 mini ones):
  • 110g tapioca flour
  • 100g milk
  • 1 egg (45-50g without shell)
  • 45g vegetable oil
  • 20g sugar
  • 50-60g grated Parmesan
  • You can replace Parmesan with cheddar, mozzarella, etc.
  • Add salt to enhance flavour, if desired
  1. Combine milk and oil in a bowl, stir to mix. Add egg, whisk until smooth.
  2. Add tapioca flour and sugar, stir until batter becomes smooth.
  3. Whisk in grated Parmesan cheese.
  4. Transfer the batter into a greased mini muffin tins. Fill up about 80%-90% full. Bake at 200 C for around 20 minutes, until puffed and golden on the outside.

Slightly let cool for a couple of minutes, enjoy when they are warm! Aren’t these golden puffy balls tempting? Pão De Queijo is a perfect snack option, or you can enjoy it with a main dish.

An even easier way to make Brazilian cheese bread? Simply blend everything in a food processor / blender until smooth, and bake!

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