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Indulge in the Delightful Gluten-Free Cheese Bread: A Perfect Addition to Your Diet

Discover the mouthwatering world of gluten-free indulgence with a delightful cheese bread recipe that’s sure to satisfy your cravings. Whether you’re on a gluten-free diet, or simply looking for a healthier, more nutritious snack option, this cheesy bread is the perfect addition to your meal plan. So why wait? Get ready to savor every bite without any guilt or fear of digestive discomfort.

Indulge in the Delightful Gluten-Free Cheese Bread: A Perfect Addition to Your Diet

Are you looking for a gluten-free and tasty bread to add to your diet? If so, you should consider making Brazilian Cheese Bread, also known as Pão de Queijo. Not only is it gluten-free, but it is also a beloved snack in Brazil that is easy to make and requires only six ingredients.


I first tried Brazilian Cheese Bread during a trip to Brazil with my family. It was love at first bite! I couldn’t get over how delicious and unique the taste of the bread was. After returning home, I had a strong craving for the bread, so I decided to try making it myself. It was surprisingly easy to make, and I was ecstatic with the result. So, I’m here to share with you a tutorial on how to make gluten-free Brazilian Cheese Bread that you can try at home!

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 500g tapioca flour*
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated

*Note: It is important to use tapioca flour in this recipe, not wheat flour, to ensure that the bread is gluten-free.

Tutorial for Making Gluten-Free Brazilian Cheese Bread

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. In a saucepan, heat the milk and oil until it boils.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the tapioca flour and salt.
  4. Pour the boiling milk mixture into the tapioca flour mixture and stir until well combined.
  5. Add the eggs, mozzarella cheese, and parmesan cheese to the mixture and stir well.
  6. Use a spoon or a cookie scoop to form small balls of dough (approximately 1.5 inch in diameter) and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Bake the bread for 12-15 minutes until they are puffed up and slightly browned on the outside.

Yields 12 cheese breads, recipe can be doubled or tripled.

Food for the Soul

As you enjoy your delicious homemade Brazilian Cheese Bread, let me share with you a piece of scripture that brings me peace and comfort:

Joshua 1:9 – “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”


If you try making this recipe at home, don’t forget to share it on social media using the hashtags #cheesebread #pãodequeijo #savoreasy.

Personal Anecdote

Whenever I make Brazilian Cheese Bread, I’m reminded of my trip to Brazil and the warm memories I shared with my family. The unique taste of the bread always brings a smile to my face and reminds me of the abundance of flavor that can come from simple ingredients.


  1. Can I substitute any of the ingredients in the recipe?
    You can substitute the mozzarella and parmesan cheese with your favorite shredded cheese, but it may change the taste of the bread.

  2. Can I freeze the bread dough?
    Yes, you can freeze the uncooked dough and cook it later. Just make sure to thaw the dough completely before baking.

  3. Can I make the bread without eggs?
    Unfortunately, the eggs in this recipe act as a binding agent, so it’s not recommended to make the bread without them.

  4. How long will the bread stay fresh?
    Brazilian Cheese Bread can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to three days, but it’s best served fresh out of the oven.

  5. Why is tapioca flour used in this recipe instead of wheat flour?
    Tapioca flour is used in this recipe to ensure that it’s gluten-free, and it also gives the bread its unique and chewy texture.


In conclusion, Brazilian Cheese Bread is not only a delicious snack, but it’s also a perfect addition to your gluten-free diet. With a short list of ingredients and an easy recipe, you can indulge in this delightful bread in no time. So, go ahead and give it a try, and let me know how it turns out in the comments below!

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