As soft as cotton: Make fluffy and soft yuca breads in 5 minutes

This is a very tasty recipe that is prepared in several Latin American countries and therefore they have different ways of preparing it. The Yuca Bread is known as Chipa in Paraguay / Argentina, Cuñape in Bolivia and Pao de Queijo in Brazil. Amazing, right?  

The Yuca Bread  is prepared with cassava starch, cheese, butter and eggs, it can be served as a starter or as a snack. If you want to impress your friends and family, what are you waiting for? Put on your apron and make this fluffy and soft yuca bread in only 5 minutes!

Yuca Breads

How to prepare Yuca Bread


2 ½ cups cassava starch

4 cups of grated cheese (mozzarella cheese or fresh cheese)

1 tablespoon of baking powder

a pinch of salt

4 ounces of butter

2 eggs

2 or 4 tablespoons of water or milk if the dough is dry

How to make Yuca Bread, step by step


1.- Mix the cassava starch, the cheese, the baking powder and the salt in a big bowl.

2.- Add the butter and eggs, mix very well to form a homogeneous mixture, and then make small dough balls.

3.- Preheat your oven to 500ºC

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4.- Para un mejor resultado puedes preparar las bolitas 1 día antes y refrigerar o los puedes congelar y hornear directamente congelados.

Put the dough balls in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes before baking. For a better results, you can make the dough balls and refrigerate them for up to 24 hours before baking , or you can freeze and bake them directly frozen.

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5.- Bake yuca breads for 7 minutes, until golden.

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6.-  Once yuca breads are ready, you can serve them with tree tomato hot sauce.

Melanie Cossetti

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