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How to bake pandesal?

Delicious Pandesal Recipe Soft and Fluffy

Step-by-step recipe and procedure
Prep Time 1 hr 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 8 people
Calories 130 kcal


  • Oven


  • 1 1/4 cup first class bread flour
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Milk
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 pc egg yolk
  • 6 tablespoons Margarine or butter I use Star margarine
  • 1 tablespoon Instant Dry Yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Straight Dough Method - combine all ingredients. For the bread flour, pour half of the flour first, mix, then add the remaining ingredients.
    pandesal recipe
  • Grease some margarine or butter on the kneading table and on your hand before kneading to prevent the dough from sticking to the table and your hand.
    Knead for 12-15 minutes. It should be smooth. May use margarine to prevent sticking.
  • Stretch and form it into a ball.
  • Prepare the bowl for raising, grease with a margarine. Place the kneaded dough in the bowl then cover with a plastic.
  • Set aside in a warm place or in a warm cabinet. Leave for 30 minutes or 1 hour or when it doubles its size.
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  • Remove from the bowl. Place on the kneading table, punch it down to remove unwanted air.
  • Cut pieces of 50gms each, cover with plastic.
  • Round the pieces to form a ball. Cover with plastic.
  • Roll in breadcrumbs. Place in baking tray with baking sheets. Cover with plastic. Leave in a cabinet for 30 mins or 1 hour or until it doubles its size.
  • Preheat oven at 375 deg F or 190.5 deg C. Place the trays in oven, bake for 13-15 minutes.
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When preparing pandesal recipe, do not use electric fan most especially when kneading. This is to prevent  unpleasant dough dry texture.
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