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How to bake Salvadoran Quesadillas

  • Date Published: July 23, 2020
  • Last Edited: July 27, 2020
  • Topic(s): Blog, Walkway

A simple recipe to cook with the family

The Salvadoran Quesadilla is simple and easy to produce. It’s a fantastic recipe that you can learn to replicate and pass around the dinner table. Your friends are going to ask you to make it, and you’re going to keep the Salvadoran Quesadilla tradition going on.

Salvadoran cuisine is one of the most delicious foods in the food. Part of our magic is creating unique pastries. In El Salvador, we formally call cakes” pan dulce,” which literal translation is sweet bread.

You can purchase pastries from the best Salvadoran bakeries like San Martin, La Tecleña, and El Jardín del Pan. The Salvadoran Quesadilla requires only a few ingredients:

  • Two cups of pancake flour
  •  Two cups of milk
  • Two eggs
  •  One cup of sugar
  • One cup of parmesan cheese (or Queso Petacon)
  •  One 8oz stick of butter
  • ✦ Optional: One cup of yogurt

salvadoran quesadilla

1. Prepare the glassware

Prepare your glassware with a coat of butter and flour to prevent ingredients from sticking.

salvadoran quesadilla

2. Turn on the heat

Heat your oven at 350 degrees.

3. Butter & sugar

Cream the one 8oz stick of butter in a bowl and mix with 1 cup of sugar.

4. Mix ingredients

Mix the flour, milk, and eggs (and yogurt) with the bowl of sugar until it is smooth and has the following color.

salvadoran quesadilla

5. Add cheese

Mix 1 cup of your cheese to the pan. 

salvadoran quesadilla

6. Place in glassware

Add the ingredients to your glassware and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.

7. Heat & wait

Place in oven and cook until the color is gold. It should take around forty-five minutes.

Closing Thoughts

Quesadillas is very easy to prepare, and I’d love to know what your results are if you used the recipe. Let me know what you think and other variations of how you cook a Salvadoran Quesadilla. 

This is the modern version of a traditional recipe. Share this recipe with your friends to keep our culture and traditions going. What other methods would you like to learn? Write down your thoughts in the comment section below.

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