Monday, January 21, 2013

Monday’s Bread Bowl: Spicy Puto Buns

A soft and savory treat

This dish is great for potlucks or brunch parties.  The semisweet and soft bun ends up studded with bite-sized pieces of spicy chorizo.  Here’s the recipe:

What you need:

1 medium-sized bowl
1 metal steamer
5 cups water
2 packages from inside the box of White King brand puto mix (contains two packets inside)
1 cup sugar
10 tspns cooking oil
8 -12 puto molds, (substitute 8 -12 heatproof teacups)
1 chorizo, chopped into bite-sized pieces

Cooking and Directions:

Fill 3 cups water into double boiler and place on stove at high heat.   Meanwhile, combine ingredients to mix and make puto batter in medium-sized bowl.  Fill molds half-way with batter then sprinkle in pieces of chorizo.  Fill molds with more batter to cover chorizo.  Place molds in steamer to cook for 25 minutes.  Serve immediately or let cool and pack away for later.

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