By Edu Costa − On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 5 years ago in Bread Recipes
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Azorean Bolo de Sertã (Flat Bread) Recipe

Azorean Bolo de Sertã (Flat Bread) Recipe

This Azorean flat bread (bolo de sertã) is great with any type of fish, enjoy while still warm.

Preparation time1 h
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In1 h 40 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings6

Ingredients

2 cups yellow or white corn flour1 teaspoon of table salt1 and 1/2 cups of boiling water1 cup of all-purpose flour1/3 cup of water
2 cups yellow or white corn flour1 teaspoon of table salt1 and 1/2 cups of boiling water1 cup of all-purpose flour1/3 cup of water
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Directions

*Makes 2 Breads*

  1. Place the corn flour and salt into a large bowl and mix.
  2. Pour about one half of the boiling water over the corn flour and stir it well.
  3. Add the remaining hot water as you continue to stir.
  4. Set aside for 20 to 30 minutes.
  5. Mix in the all purpose flour and 1/3 cup water.
  6. Knead the dough for about 5 to 10 minutes, making sure all the flour is incorporated (add a little more water if needed).
  7. The dough should be a little lumpy, soft, and not very elastic.
  8. Let it rest for about 10 minutes.
  9. Divide the dough into two equal parts and form them into ball shapes.
  10. Dust one ball with flour and and then gently flatten it to a thickness of 1/4 inch.
  11. Make sure the flattened dough is not larger than the pan it will be cooked in.
  12. Place the flattened dough carefully in a cast iron skillet (recommended).
  13. Cook on medium/low heat for about 20 minutes until the bottom is golden brown.
  14. When it is golden, flip to cook the other side.
  15. Repeat the process with the second piece of dough.
  16. Once done, place the breads on the serving platter and serve while hot.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com *


Rose
Rose
Can I use a ceramic sertao on my gas stove?
6 months ago, Tuesday, May 16, 2023
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Edu Costa
Yes, I think that should be fine, let us know how it goes.
6 months ago, Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Dora
Dora
It’s Great But can I cook it in the oven?
7 months ago, Thursday, April 6, 2023
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Edu Costa
Hi Dora, don't think I have ever heard of anyone trying. It is supposed to be cooked on stove top, if you don't have a cast iron skillet, you can use a regular frying pan.
7 months ago, Thursday, April 6, 2023
Marilyn
Marilyn
Do you grease or oil the skillet to keep the bread from sticking?
1 year ago, Monday, August 29, 2022
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Edu Costa
No Marilyn, it should not stick.
1 year ago, Monday, August 29, 2022
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