This is a simple, rusty looking bread that’s actually not easy to make. The kneading process is extremely sticky and messy. The result product is more dense & filling bread. It has nice bite because of the corn meal.

Broa
Bros - Portuguese Corn Bread

Started with cooking the cornmeal for a short time

Cooked Cornmeal
Cooked Cornmeal

Still look manageable in the beginning, but it came awful sticky messy in just sounds …

Messy Kneading Time
Messy Kneading Time

Just before baking, heavy dusted with flour and score the top

Broa - Before Baking
Broa - Before Baking

Made two loaves from this recipe

Ready for Baking
Ready for Baking

After 25 minutes baking in steamy hot oven. Cooling time on a cooling rack

Cooling Time
Cooling Time
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