Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

P\u00e3o de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)
  • Yield:24 pieces
  • Active time:5 minutes
  • Total time:25 minutes
  • Rated: 5.0
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Pão de Queijo: Brazilian Cheezy-Poofs

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  • 1 large egg
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups tapioca flour
  • 1/2 cup grated queso fresco
  • 1 teaspoon table salt


  1. 1.

    Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease two twelve-cup mini muffin tins.

  2. 2.

    Put all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until smooth, about 7 seconds.

  3. 3.

    Pour batter into cups, filling 2/3 full. Bake until puffed and golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Serve warm.

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