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Pan Amasado Chilean Country Bread

A treat, a delicious country bread.

  • Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Yield: 12


  • 500 grams of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup of warm/hot water, and more if need it
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter, still warm or shortening or lard
  • 1 envelope quick yeast (7 grams)


  1. Make a volcano with flour mixed with salt and sugar. Put the melted butter, 1 cup of warm water, and yeast in the center, and mix.
    Ingredients Chilean Country Bread
  2. Knead until the dough is soft and pliable. It takes about 10 minutes. Add more water if you need it. You can use a bread maker or a Kitchenaid with the kneading paddle to achieve this (5 minutes of kneading on the KitchenAid).
    Forming doughforming the dough kneading of the dough
  3. Make a log with the dough and cut it into 12 equal pieces (70 grams each), cover with a tea towel and work each ball into round discs.
    portioning the dough Forming the dough
  4. Let rise for 1 1/2 hours in a warm place covered with a tea towel.
    Before rise
  5. Preheat the oven to 350F or 180C.
  6. Pierce the rolls with a fork and paint with warm milk. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
    before the oven
  7. Serve hot. Any extras reheat wrapped in a damp cloth in the microwave.
    chilean country bread Chilean Country Bread
  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Breads
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Chilean


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 172
  • Sugar: 0.5 g
  • Sodium: 210.9 mg
  • Fat: 2.4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.4 g
  • Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g

Keywords: chilean bread, yeasted bread, pan amasado