Ube Pandesal

Pan de sal is a typical Filipino bread roll perfectly to pair with coffee or simply butter for breakfast. well, this one has a twist! it’s ube! ooh, baby!


  • 1 cup fresh milk
  • 1/4 cup ube powder* (see notes)
  • 1/4 tsp ube flavoring
  • 3 tbsp melted margarine
  • 6 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tbsp instant yeast
  • breadcrumbs for dredging

Optional: 16 pcs. cheese cubes and 16 pcs. ube jam balls


Prepare the dough for 1st Proofing

  1. Combine milk, ube powder, and flavoring, egg and margarine in a bowl and mix until well combined. Set aside.
  2. Combine flour and yeast on the mixing bowl.
  3. Combine the ube milk mixture with the flour. Using a mixer with the dough hook attachment, set the speed to medium low mix for 10 to 15 minutes. NOTE: It will be a very sticky dough.
  4. Put the dough in an oiled bowl, cover and let proof until doubled in size. I proofed mine for 90 minutes in a warm place.
  5. Prepare the pan baking by greasing the pan with margarine. Set aside.

Prepare the dough for Baking

  1. Oil the working the surface and roll out the proofed dough. Divide the dough into 16 balls and dredge into the breadcrumbs. 
  2. Place the balls into the pan. Cover the pan and let proof again until it doubles in size.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350F and bake the pandesal for 18 to 20 minutes.

Credits: https://thesweetandsavorysideofme.wordpress.com/2020/03/27/ube-pandesal/

Written by

RyPhaul Oprin

In the process of becoming a disruptor and innovator.
Aspiring entrepreneur and a martial arts enthusiast.
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