VSG: For the Soul (Snacks)
Brazilian “Pão de Queijo”
There are a Brazilian
reasons to give this one a try guys, lol!
:) Here is the recipe:
“Pão de Queijo” Cheese
SERVES: 4 (16 pieces total)
PREP TIME: 1h Gluten
Free | Soy Free
cups of tapioca flour
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to
1/2 tablespoon of baking powder
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons high oleic sunflower
1/2 cup Daiya vegan mozzarella cheese
1 cup potatoes, boiled and
Set your oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Using a large mixing bowl,
combine tapioca flour, salt, baking powder,
mix thoroughly, and set aside. Sift if necessary.
3. In a small pan, mix sunflower
oil, water, and bring to a gentle boil.
4. Combine dry ingredients
with Daiya vegan cheese, mashed potatoes,
hot oil and water mixture, and mix together
to form dough.
5. To form the dough balls,
rub a little oil onto your hands, and grab
enough dough to form balls of 1 ½ in
diameter. There should be a total of about
16 dough balls. (You can also make them any
size you like.)
6. Space the dough balls
apart on a large baking sheet, and bake at
350 degrees F for about 40-45 min or until
golden brown. Let cool before serving.
7. These Brazilian cheese
puffs are a delicious complement to any meal!
These cheese puffs store very well
in the fridge or freezer. Just pop them in
the toaster for a quick and easy treat!
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