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A Colombian cheese bread
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Colombian
Servings: 12


  • 120 g yuca or tapioca flour
  • 68 g precooked cornmeal or masarepa
  • 3 large eggs room temp
  • 340 g Colombian quesito (or farmer's cheese)
  • tsp salt
  • tsp sugar


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • Break up the cheese into large chunks and and pulse in a food processor until grated. Add the flour, cornmeal, salt and sugar. Pulse until combined
  • Add the eggs and process until it comes together in a dough.
  • Divide into 12 pieces (about 60 g each), roll into balls between your palms and place on parchment-lined sheet pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until starting to brown on top. Serve warm.