Pão de Queijo (Brazillian Cheese Bread)


1 cup Whole Milk

1/2 cup Vegetable Oil

1 teaspoon Sea Salt

2 cups (10 ounces) Tapioca Flour or Cassava Flour

2 Eggs

2 cups Minas Cheese (Parmesan cheese can also be used)


Preheat oven to 450 Fairenheit.

Heat milk, oil, and salt in medium sauce pan over medium heat just until bubbles come to surface. Stir occasionally.

Remove from heat and add all flour and mix with a wooden spoon until no more flour is dry.

Either continue stirring with spoon or transfer to a mixing bowl with attached paddle.

Mix until the dough has cooled enough to touch.

Whisk eggs and pour half mixture into dough and mix until combined and add remaining beaten eggs.

Remove paddle and use whisk set the mixer on medium and beat the mixture until smooth and elastic.

Add all the cheese and whisk until combined.

Prepare two sheet pans lined with parchment paper.  

Portion dough with small ice cream scoop, or tablespoon and roll into balls.

Place sheet pans with puffs in the oven and immediatly reduce oven temperature to 350 Farenheit.

Bake for 25-30, until they have puffed are dry on the outside and just begin to color.