Brazilian Recipe: Pão De Mel Posted by Rachel on Sep 9, 2011 in Uncategorized
Pão de mel, or honey bread, is a delicious Brazilian pastry that is fairly easy to make and is great for eating as a dessert or with coffee. It’s an old recipe from Europe, and allegedly came about when bakers learned they could preserve cake longer if it was covered in melted chocolate. So let’s learn how to make it!
What You’ll Need For The Cake
3 xícaras (chá) de farinha de trigo
1 xícara (chá) de mel
1 xícara (chá) de açúcar
1 xícara (chá) de leite
2 colheres (sopa) de manteiga em temperatura ambiente
1 colher (sopa) de bicarbonato de sódio
1 colher (chá) de noz-moscada
1 colher (chá) de cravo-da-índia em pó
1 colher (sopa) de canela em pó manteiga e farinha de rosca para untar e enfarinhar
What You’ll Need For the Icing
200 g de chocolate meio amargo picado
2 colheres (sopa) de manteiga
Click here for the recipe instructions, and watch the video below.
Pão de mel is so popular that a few years back, there was a competition for Brazil’s best pão de mel baker!
For the recipe in English, click here.
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