With its six simple ingredients, gluten-free Brazilian Cheese Bread delivers abundant and powerful flavor in every single bite. Tapioca flour plays a key role. It's light and starchy, producing a bread that is crisp on the outside with airy pockets in the middle. This delectable bread is best when served hot directly from the oven.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 2014


Credit: Oxmoor House

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12 mins
57 mins
Serves 15 (serving size: 1 piece)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400°. Cover 2 metal baking pans with parchment paper.

  • Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Place flour in a large bowl.

  • Combine milk and oil in a small saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Slowly pour milk mixture into flour, stirring until blended. Let cool 5 minutes. Add eggs and cheeses, stirring until blended. Place dough in refrigerator, and chill 20 minutes.

  • Turn dough out onto a well-floured surface. With floured hands, shape dough into 15 balls, about 3 tablespoons each. Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking pans. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until puffed and golden.


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Nutrition Facts

140 calories; fat 7.8g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 4.2g; poly fat 1.8g; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 15g; cholesterol 30mg; iron 0.3mg; sodium 82mg; calcium 86mg.