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
- Combine milk, ube powder, and flavoring, egg and margarine in a bowl and mix until well combined. Set aside.
- Combine flour and yeast on the mixing bowl.
- 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.
- 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.
- Prepare the pan baking by greasing the pan with margarine. Set aside.
Prepare the dough for Baking
- Oil the working the surface and roll out the proofed dough. Divide the dough into 16 balls and dredge into the breadcrumbs.
- Place the balls into the pan. Cover the pan and let proof again until it doubles in size.
- Preheat the oven to 350F and bake the pandesal for 18 to 20 minutes.