Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls - Pan de Sal)

1
Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

These rolls are often served for breakfast in the Philippines. It's usually part of a breakfast that would also include kesong puti (white cheese) and something more substantial such as champorado (chocolate rice porridge), sinangag (garlic fried rice) or a meat or fish dish such as tapa, carne norte, tocini, or longganisa pork sausage.

It's also commonly served at merienda (mid-afternoon snack time) instead of a sweet pastry, and would be enjoyed with coffee and maybe some simple sides such as sliced fruit or cheese.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
24 (yields 2 dozen rolls)
Prep:
3 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1/4 c
    warm water
  • 1/4 oz
    package active dry yeast
  • 1 c
    lukewarm milk
  • 2 oz
    butter, room temperature
  • 2 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 4 1/4 c
    bread flour (plus 1/4 to 1/2 cup for kneading)
  • 1/2 c
    fine bread crumbs

How to Make Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls - Pan de Sal)

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, combine water and yeast. Allow to sit for 10 minutes until mixture becomes bubbly. Stir well.
  2. In a small bowl, combine milk, butter, eggs, sugar and salt. Stir together until incorporated.
  3. Add milk mixture and 2 cups flour to yeast mixture. Using an electric mixer, beat to combine. Gradually add the remaining 2-1/4 cup flour in ½ cup increments and continue to combine all ingredients.
  4. On a lightly-floured surface, turn over dough and knead, lightly adding flour as necessary, for about 10 minutes or until smooth, supple and elastic.
  5. In a lightly-oiled large bowl, place dough. Cover with film and allow to rise for about 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until double in size.
  6. On a lightly-floured surface, transfer dough and divide into 24 pieces. Shape each piece into a ball and roll on breadcrumbs to coat. Arrange balls about 1-inch apart on a lightly-greased baking sheet. (If you don't want them to be pull-apart but instead rise and bake separately, set them about 2 inches apart on baking sheet.) Cover with a cloth and allow to rise for about 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until double in size.

    Near the end of the rising time, start preheating oven to 350°F.
  7. Bake in a 350°F oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot.

Printable Recipe Card

About Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls - Pan de Sal)

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Filipino
Hashtags: #philippines, #asian




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

17 Doughnut Recipes To Celebrate National Doughnut Day

17 Doughnut Recipes to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

"Doughnut" let us stop you from making one of these 17 delectable doughnut recipes. Happy National Doughnut Day!

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

I mean, who doesn't love blueberries? From breakfast to dessert, these blueberry recipes are berry phenomenal.

Pineapple Cranberry Zucchini Bread Recipe

Pineapple Cranberry Zucchini Bread

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The absolute best zucchini bread recipe ever! So moist and full of flavor, you're going to love this Pineapple Cranberry Zucchini Bread. Click here for the Pineapple Cranberry Zucchini Bread...