Pao de Queijo – Cheese Bread

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Pao de Queijo Recipe
Pao de Queijo Recipe – Cheese Bread

This little Pao de Queijo Recipe is tasty and great for a snack, for the kids lunchbox or an afternoon bite.

They are a great option for people who are gluten-sensitive or coeliacs as they use tapioca flour.

Healthy eating can be for all people as long as you keep everything in moderation.

Prep and cook time: 40 minutes

Makes 30 balls


  • 2/3 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of oil
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 cups of tapioca flour
  • 2/3 cup of parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs

Pao de Queijo Recipe: Directions

  1. Add milk, salt and oil to a pan and heat till bubbles form
  2. Set aside and slowly add in tapioca flour.
  3. Mix together until it looks a bit like curdled egg
  4. Once mixed add in the cheese and eggs
  5. Let the mixture cool down for about 15 minutes so it is easier to handle
  6. Form little mini golf balls on a lined baking tray (they do not spread too much so they can be closeish)
  7. Cook in a 180-200 degree celcius oven until puffy and golden (about 20 minutes)

A serving of a few balls is around 200 calories

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