If you’ve ever been to a Brazilian steakhouse like Fogo de Chao or Chama Gaucho, the chances are, you’ve most definitely had those delicious little Brazilian breads known as Pão de Queijo. What is it about them that make them so addictive? One after the other, you easily lose track of how many you’ve eaten and before you know it, you’re looking for more. No worries though, you can make an unlimited supply at home with this easy recipe.


  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 ½ cup tapioca flour
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • Sprinkle of shredded cheddar cheese
  • Mini muffin pan (a regular muffin pan will not work)

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until well mixed. Pour into a blender and blend until milky smooth.
Pour the batter into a greased mini muffin pan. Fill each slot up about ¾ to the top.
Place pan into a 375 degree pre-heated oven.
Bread will be ready in about 13-15 minutes, or when the bread is inflated and lightly brown.