Homemade Pandesal

Pandesal recipe

Who wants some hot pandesal in the morning? Pandesal is definitely one popular bread for us Filipinos. What about you make your own pandesal at home? It can be fresh and absolutely hot and soft. Just like any other bread recipes, you only need few hours to let the dough to rise. But the process is simple and easy.

Here’s how to make Homemade Pandesal:


2 1/4 cups All-purpose Flour (1/4 cup for dusting and kneading)
3/4 cups Evaporated Milk (warm)
1/2 cup Sugar
1 tsp. Instant Dry Yeast
1 tbsp. Butter
1 tsp. Baking Powder
Pinch of Salt
Bread Crumbs


1. In a bowl, pour in warm evaporated milk, sugar and instant dry yeast. Stir. Set aside to activate the yeast.

2. In a separate bowl, pour in the all-purpose flour, baking powder and salt. Create a well in the middle and pour in the milk-sugar-yeast mixture.

3. Mix with a spatula and use your hands to knead. You sprinkle more flour to get the right texture. Should be soft and smooth. Form the dough into a big ball. Cover with a cling wrap and let it rise for about an hour or until it becomes bigger in size.

4. After an hour. Sprinkle some flour in the board and knead the dough once again. Start forming it into a log.

Homemade Pandesal

5. Sprinkle a good amount of bread crumbs all over. Cut the log into several pieces, roll them on bread crumbs and arrange, cut side up. Set it aside for another 15 minutes before baking.

6. Bake in a pre-heated over in 170 °C for about 20 minutes.

Serve with Butter while Hot! Enjoy!

Note from Delish:

I just thought, you don’t have to go out to eat our ultimate favorite pandesal. If you have oven at home, then you definitely can make pandesal.

If you have any question about this recipe, drop a comment below or send me an email.

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