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Pandesal Recipe


How to cook Pandesal Recipe.

Pandesal Recipe. Pandesal is a Filipino most popular bread. It is serves as breakfast with coffee, best merienda with jam and spread and great snacks with cold soft drinks.  Pandesal has a coating of bread crumbs and a shallow ridge on top formed by cutting the rolls from a long rope of dough. It is freshly bake in all panaderias and bakeries here all over the Philippines.



Pandesal Ingredients:

  • 3 cups flour
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. yeast
  • 1¼ cups fresh milk
  • ½ cup +1 tsp. sugar
  • ¼ stick of butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, for coating

Pandesal Procedure:

  • In a small bowl combine 1 tsp. yeast, ½ cup milk and 1 tsp. sugar, mix well and let it set for 15 minutes to activate the yeast. In a separate bowl combine another ½ cup of milk and ¼ stick of butter and microwave for a couple minutes just to melt the butter completely. Add in ¼ cup of milk to cool down the mixture then add the egg, beat together and set aside. After 15 minutes add into the yeast mixture and stir.
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  • Combine dry ingredients in a bowl flour, salt, sugar and mix well. Make a well in the center and add the yeast mixture and mix well, then knead to form a dough. Add extra flour if necessary, keep on kneading until it forms a ball. Rest the dough in a bowl and cover with clean cloth and let it rise for an hour.
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  • After risen, placed on a floured surface and knead the dough thoroughly and divide in half. Roll the dough and cut in a desired size then coat with bread crumbs. Arrange on a floured tray with cut ends facing up and down with 2 inches apart.
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  • Let it rest for another hour to double the size before baking. Bake in a preheated oven 350F for about 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.



An all time favorite bread, you can serve as breakfast with butter and a cup of coffee or merienda in the afternoon with pancit canton and cold drinks or even mid-night snack with hot choco  🙂


About pingskie

Hello, I'm Ping Joven welcome to Pinoy Desserts the home of Filipino Dessert Recipes, I love sweets and I love to share my goodies with my family and friends. I’ve spent so much time in our kitchen even though I don’t have formal cooking education, but I cook and bake a lot. I have a large collection of cookbooks. I love watching Foodnetwork Channel & YouTube cooking videos it helps me develop my skills. To my fellow home cooks and home-bakers we should keep doing what we love and enjoy being creative in the kitchen. I also love taking photos of my food but, I’m not a good photographer, so I just hope and pray that my food will make you hungry, so you won’t notice my bad composition LOL. And lastly, please have mercy on my poor writing skills, English subject has always giving me a headache and as I compose this bio I can feel a migraine starts to kick in LOL. Thanks for visiting, have a nice day and may the blessings chase you today!


  1. Thanks for the right and easy recipe. I followed exactly
    And it turned out the best pandesal I tried its soft , fluffy and tasty thanks so much

  2. You’re welcome Jan, have a nice day!

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