Monday, October 5, 2009


Poor cousin of the famous Brazilian Cheese Rolls, these rolls are great for a snack. They're light, tasty, with a basil flavor. Can be served with little pieces of butter, requeijão or the perfect combination: melted goiabada with a little water.

1 tsp salt
80ml cold milk
250ml boiling milk
160ml oil
1 large egg

In a bowl, mix together both starch and salt. Add cold milk and stir in slow speed. Let to heat the milk and oil. When is boiling, gradually, add in the starches, always beating. Turn to high speed and beat for more many minutes. Let cool slightly before add the egg. Add egg and basil, beating for more 4 minutes.
Refrigerate for 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 390˚F. Grease two large pans.
With the help of two tablespoon, make balls and place into the pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the base is slightly golden brown. Serve warm.

Serve: 35 rolls.


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