Pandebono (Colombian Cheese Bread)

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

These are eaten as an afternoon snack with cocoa or tea or for breakfast or brunch.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 23 cup cassava starch (yuca flour tapioca starch)
  • 14 cup precooked cornmeal (masarepa)
  • 1 cup fresh cheese (queso fresco or quesito)
  • 1 14 cups feta cheese
  • 1 large egg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Process yuca flour, cheese, and masarepa in a food processor until well combined; slowly add egg while processor is running.
  3. Divide dough into 12 equal portions; shape into balls.
  4. Place shaped balls on a parchment lined baking sheet; bake until golden, 15 to 20 minutes.