Cheesy Moringa Pandesal (makes 12 pcs)


Quantity                Ingredients

340g                       Bread Flour

5g                           Instant Yeast

15g                         Powdered Milk

15g                         Moringa Powder

10g                         Moringa Flakes

237g                       Water

20g                         Sugar

7g                           Salt

42g                         Butter, softened

180g                       Cheese, preferably quick melt cheese

                              or mozzarella, cut into cubes (12 pcs)

*as needed              Breadcrumbs

                 cheesy moringa pandesals   


  1. Combine water, sugar and salt.
  2. Stir well until combined. Combine the flour, yeast, powdered milk, moringa powder and moringa flakes.
  3. Add in wet ingredients.
  4. Mix well until well combined. Knead in butter.
  5. Knead until dough is fully developed.
  6. Transfer into a lightly greased bowl, cover with plastic.
  7. Ferment the dough for 1 hour.
  8. Shape into a baston. Roll in breadcrumbs.
  9. Cut into 12 pcs using a wooden bench scraper.
  10. Wrap the dough around the cheese cube, pinch dough to seal in the cheese. Then dip into breadcrumbs.
  11. Transfer to a well-greased sheet tray, pinched side down.
  12. Proof for 45 mins. To 1 hour. Apply egg wash again. Sprinkle top with bread crumbs.
  13. Bake for 350 F for 20-25 mins or until golden.
  14. Transfer to cooling rack.