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Quesadilla Salvadoreña is not your ordinary quesadilla. This one is a dessert! A rich and crazy delicious sweet cheese bread / pound cake from El Salvador. So good! | cookingtheglobe.com
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Quesadilla Salvadoreña - Sweet Cheese Bread

Quesadilla Salvadoreña is a traditional Salvadoran sweet cheese bread. Really easy to make and so great with a cup of tea or coffee!
Cuisine Salvadoran
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 16 pieces
Calories 317kcal
Author CookingTheGlobe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds , for sprinkling

Instructions

  • In a bowl, mix the grated cheese with the milk until very well combined. Set aside.
  • Separate the egg whites from the yolks and add them to another bowl. Beat with a mixer until soft peaks form. Now add the yolks, one by one, and continue beating after each addition. Set aside.
  • Sift the flour and the baking powder together into a third bowl. Add the sugar and stir. Now add the egg white and yolk mixture to the flour and mix well until all the flour is incorporated.
  • Add the sour cream, melted butter, and the cheese and milk mixture. Mix well until smooth.
  • Preheat an oven to 375°F (190°C). Butter and lightly flour a 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour the batter spreading it evenly. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool before removing from the baking dish. Cut into slices and enjoy!

Notes

Adapted from Cocinando Con Ingrid Youtube channel

Nutrition

Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 32.2g | Protein: 6.9g | Fat: 18.3g | Cholesterol: 82.2mg | Sodium: 203.7mg | Sugar: 19.5g | Vitamin A: 850IU