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Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 15 mins

This melt in your mouth bread is a Trinidad favourite. Etra amounts always have to be bought, as they're usually devoured in the car on the way home from the local bakery Very nice with scrambled egg filling. Courtesy www.trinigourmet.com

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pour water into a bowl.
  2. Add sugar and dissolve.
  3. Dissolve yeast over sugar.
  4. Allow to develop for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir, mix with a fork.
  6. Add melted shortening.
  7. Gradually add flour.
  8. knead for 8 - 10 minutes.
  9. Make a med stiff dough.
  10. Return to bowl and cover.
  11. Let rest for 20 - 25 minutes.
  12. Punch down dough.
  13. Form balls.
  14. Put on greased baking tray.
  15. Cover with damp cloth.
  16. Let rise until double in size (approx 1 - 1 1/2 hours).
  17. Bake in hot oven 400°F for 15 minutes or light golden brown on top.
  18. EAT & ENJOY.