Cheese Puffs

July 25, 2008 11:37:18 AM PDT

Cheese Puffs

Make two dozen.

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups tapioca starch
  • 1 ½ cups sour tapioca starch
  • ¾ cup corn oil
  • 1 ½ cups grated parmesan cheese or cheddar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease two, 12-cup mini-muffin pans.
  2. Combine the eggs, starches, oil and milk in blender and mix well. Lightly mix in the cheese. Add salt as needed.
  3. Divide into the pans and bake for 25 - 30 minutes, until lightly browned, rearranging the pans halfway through.
  4. Let sit 5 minutes before serving.
    • Chef's note:
      This is based on a Brazilian recipe.

      Tapioca starch is also called almidon dulce, polvilho doce, harina de yuca, cassava flour or manioc flour.


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