• Makes 30
  • 3 hours
  • Difficulty Medium
  • 11 Ingredients


A traditional Filipino breakfast bun.

Ingredients (makes 30 bread buns)

  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 sachet yeast
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup fresh milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • extra flour for kneading


  1. Add yeast to warm water. Stir to dissolve and let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine milk, sugar, butter, egg yolks and salt. Blend well then add yeast mixture.
  3. Add flour to make a moderate stiff dough. *Note: Check dough consistency before adding all flour. Dough should be moderate to stiff and elastic.
  4. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface for 10 minutes.
  5. Transfer dough on a greased bowl, cover with a damp cloth and let it rise in a warm place for at least 1 hour.
  6. After rising, transfer he dough into a lightly floured surface and knead gently and divide the dough in 4 equal parts. Roll each part until it forms into a log. Cut each log into equal pieces.
  7. Place dough pieces in baking tray with baking sheet. It doesn't need to be wide apart. Cover the dough with bread crumbs. Cover with damp cloth and let it rise for 30 minutes. Pre-heat oven at 325 degrees F while dough is proving.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  9. Best enjoyed while warm with butter.

  • I’d love to get more into making my own bread one day.


  • Looks really nice and very different I would love to make this simple enough


  • Looking forward to making this. Will have to wait until I have enough time. Thanks.


  • these buns look light and delicious!


  • This sounds nice


  • Never heard of or tried these before. They look very yummy! Can’t wait to try these. Thanks for sharing!


  • I have never seen or heard of these before now. Thanx for sharing something different


  • Fantastic! Thank you very much for sharing! Looking forward to trying it! :D


  • Never tried Pandesal,they would be lovely warm for breaksfast or lunch,thanks!


  • Thanks for the recipe – warm baked goods for breakfast – yes please!


  • These sound she look amazing. Thanks for sharing.


  • Mmmm, warm buns with loads of butter and some jam


  • this sounds really interesting and i haven’t had this before! it is great to see cultural recipes like this one!


  • so glad its uploaded now! =0)


  • These look great and would be delicious warm, as suggested.


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