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Carmeta's Cassava Cheese Bread (Pan De Yucca)

Pan de yucca, also known as cheese bread or yucca bread, are yummy melt in your mouth warm breads made with cheese and yucca or cassava flour.

Course Snack
Cuisine Caribbean
Author Chef Rhea Gilkes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups CARMETA'S Fine Cassava Flour
  • 3 cups grated mozzarella cheese (or 1 cup cheddar cheese and 2 cups mozzarella)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 oz. butter room temperature, cut into 8 pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 - 2 tbsp water if needed

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. In a food processor, combine CARMETA'S Fine Cassava Flour, cheese, baking powder and salt. Blend to mix well. Add the butter and eggs.

  3. Mix until small dough balls begin to form. If mixture seems too dry add 1-2 tablespoons of water.

  4. Using cookie cutters or a suitably sized drinking glass, cut dough into desired shapes, press out individual breads, then place breads on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. 

  5. Bake for 7 - 10 minutes until the breads are golden brown. Serve with CARMETA'S Seasoned Lamb Sausages

Cook's Notes

CARMETA'S COOKING TIP:

Make the dough ahead of time and store in the refrigerator for up to a day before baking.