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Bake Malunggay Pandesal and Set Up A Bakery At Home

Two of my students for this month, Jenn Apares and Belle Nakpil. Having fun on our 3rd day of session making Monggo Breads.




Jenn was able to bake these Malunggay Pandesal as part of their assignment and things to do at home in between our session. This is why there are always a 2 day gap in my class, to give the students time to practice what they've learned and then bring some dough and bread for me to look at. Belle forgot her breads at home so i am very satisfied with Jenn's first time with Pandesal.

It needs at least 3% malunggay to be visible but the Pandesal is excellent. I am so happy for Jenn, she can now help her parents' bakery. Finally. This is only after our 2nd session, i admit i have to push my students but it was all worth the challenge. Plus, they had fun doing it!!!


after chopping the fresh leaves, just pulse them into the finished dough, lightly kneading to incorporate the veggies.



Now that obviously has Malunggay! My last advice is to reduce the amount of sugar and fat in the dough to get the benefits of the Malunggay. I am not in favor of Malunggay breads with very high sugar and shortening content because it negates the purpose of putting the malunggay in the dough. 

So far, most of the Malunggay pandesal i have tasted are way too sweet.

For hands on commercial bread making lessons, please text me at 09495705091 or email me atsherqv17@gmail.com. I will be happy to answer your questions.
Lessons are 100% hands on, students mix, scale and shape the dough, wait for the dough to proof and bake. 
The best thing is waiting for the dough to proof, smelling the baking breads and tasting them in under 20 minutes of bake time!!! 
Ingredients are inclusive of the fee as well as a light meal while we bake the breads.
Only P9000.00 for 3 days. Deposit fee is P1000. 00, balance to be paid on Day 1 of the class.






Comments

Shirley said…
Print this page to get a free baking starter kit to get you started on baking breads.
Includes: bread flour, yeast, bread improver etc., Just add water and eggs to the mix and you can make 1 kilogram of Pandesal.

Simply present a printed or save the page on your smartphone and present it to me on Day 1 of our class.

Anonymous said…
Would love to learn how to bake pandesal someday.
Anonymous said…
Do you just add malunggay powder and how much?
Shirley said…
I use freshly chopped leaves
About 3% based on flour weight.
Anonymous said…
Will 3 days be enough for me to learn how to bake breads? I'm a newbie. Ty.
Shirley said…
Yes. In this photo, Jenn was able to bake her first Pandesal after the 2nd day of our class.
Anonymous said…
Will Kale and Spinach work? How much ďo I use?
Shirley said…
Yes. You can use kale and spinach, just chop them finely. About 3 -5% based on flour weight.
Anonymous said…
Can I use powdered malunggay?
Shirley said…
I tried 2 brands of dried malunggay and they tasted horrible so I don't recommend it. Fresh leaves is better.

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