Pan de Coco (Honduran Coconut bread!!!)

Just imagine yourself tearing apart freshly baked sweet coconut rolls and dipping it into your freshly brewed coffee. My mouth is just watering typing all of this. It’s amazing how simple foods like bread can just bring so much comfort. After I made these my husband just got off work and immediately smelled the sweet aroma. He had the first bite and immediately remember how much he loved this bread. It has been years since he had fresh coconut bread. I felt so accomplished! Look at me, an American girl making Honduran food! It’s always a good feeling knowing I make my husband happy with food! Although he claims I am just trying to fatten him up! Which might be half true (haha!) I am really just trying to challenge myself with recipes I am not as familiar with and did not grow up eating

I have done so much research on how to perfectly execute this Pan de Coco…Research that included youtube videos, google searches, and Pinterest. Finally after looking at all the different recipes I concluded that I could make a recipe combining the recipes I came across. Let me tell you….They came out so delicious!


Some tips for this recipe are:

  1. Make sure you measure everything correctly because if you don’t then it can lead to a disaster of the texture or having a very sticky or non flexible dough.
  2. Make sure you have coconut oil handy!
  3. Coffee really is this bread best friend! (Dip these bad boys in your drink!)
  4. Although this bread will taste good the next day try to plan to make this to be eaten right out of the oven! (The flavor is so good!!)
  5. Your house will smell like coconuts and bread so no need to have a candle lit! And remember to blast Punta while making this recipe!



1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
I package active dry yeast
1/2 cup warm water
4 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsweetened, grated coconut
1 cup unsweetened coconut milk (make sure it is mixed well)
3 tablespoons butter, melted


1 1/2 cucharadas de azúcar
1 paquete de levadura seca activa
1/2 taza de agua tibia
4 1/2 tazas de harina
1 cucharadita de sal
3/4 taza de coco sin azúcar, rallado
1 taza de leche de coco sin azúcar (asegúrese de que esté bien mezclada)
3 cucharadas de mantequilla derretida


Stir the yeast and sugar with the warm water and then set aside.

Revuelva la levadura y el azúcar en el agua tibia y reserve.

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt. Add the yeast and sugar mixture, coconut, coconut milk and butter. Stir the dough, if preferred you can use your hands to stir the mixture.

En un recipiente para mezclar, combine la harina y la sal. Agregue la levadura y la mezcla de azúcar, coco, leche de coco y mantequilla. Revuelva la masa, si lo prefiere, puede usar las manos para remover la mezcla.

At this point if you have a electric mixer you can connect the dough hook to knead. Dust about 1/4 cup of flour on the dough before kneading. And if using your hands the directions remain the same. You might spend 5-7 minutes kneading this dough. Once the dough isn’t sticky (or sticking to your hands) it is ready to rest. Place dough in another container that is well oiled, this is where I use the coconut oil to coat the bowl. Then cover. Let the dough rest for 1 hour covered.

En este punto, si tiene un mezclador eléctrico, puede conectar el gancho de masa para amasar. Espolvoree aproximadamente 1/4 taza de harina en la masa antes de amasar. Y si usa sus manos, las instrucciones siguen siendo las mismas. Puede pasar 5-7 minutos amasando esta masa. Una vez que la masa no esté pegajosa (o se pegue a sus manos), está lista para descansar. Coloque la masa en otro recipiente que esté bien engrasado, aquí es donde yo uso el aceite de coco para cubrir el recipiente. Luego cubre. Deje reposar la masa durante 1 hora tapada.


After the dough has rested, set your oven to 350 degrees. For this next part, cut the dough into about the size of a golfball. Put the dough balls onto a baking sheet. I also oiled my baking sheet with coconut oil.

Después de que la masa ha descansado, ajuste su horno a 350 grados. Para esta próxima parte, corte la masa en aproximadamente del tamaño de una pelota de golf. Coloque las bolas de masa en una bandeja para hornear. También engrasé mi bandeja para hornear con aceite de coco.


Bake for 40-45 minutes. At the 5 minute mark, brush on melted butter to get more of a brown color. Once bread is done, remove from oven and let bread rest for a few minutes before serving with your favorite coffee. Enjoy!

Hornea por 40-45 minutos. En la marca de 5 minutos, cepille la mantequilla derretida para obtener más de un color marrón. Una vez hecho el pan, retírelo del horno y deje reposar el pan durante unos minutos antes de servirlo con su café favorito. ¡Disfrutar!




Honduran Fried Chicken (POLLO FRITO HONDUREÑO) Deliciousness right here!!!


Hello everyone! 

I don’t know about you but I really enjoy Fried Chicken. It’s comforting, juicy, and just delicious! You can eat it plain and it will still taste good! I really think there are so many recipes for how to prepare fried chicken but this recipe is my favorite. It’s very unique because it comes from my husband’s country, Honduras. This type of chicken is usually eaten with fried plantains, cabbage, cheese, red salsa, and a special sauce with pickled onions. Honestly, I never knew fried chicken could be eaten that way until I had it for my very first time. This is how Pollo con Tajadas looks when prepared. Trust me its delicious! But for now here is my recipe for the Fried Chicken!


Some tips for making this chicken are the following:

  1. Try to marinate the chicken for a least 30 minutes to get that wonderful flavor. Honestly, it would be best if you could do an hour but not everything goes as planned!
  2. I used a Deep Fryer to cook my chicken just because I feel it gave me a crunchier texture and it was easier to keep the oil temperature consistent. I also fried my chicken twice to make sure that no chicken leg was raw inside. 
  3. Try to make all your sides beforehand so the main focus can be on the chicken because it is the star of the dish. This always helps me make sure that my chicken comes out perfect!

Here’s what you’ll need:

1.5 lbs of chicken drumstick, thighs, or breast (whichever is your favorite)

(1.5 Libras de piernas de pollo)

Oil for frying (Aceite)

Flour (Harina)

2 Eggs (2 Huevos)


3 Tbsp Yellow Mustard (3 Cucharas de Yellow Mustard)

3 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce (3 Cucharas de Salsa Inglesa)

1 Tbsp Chicken flavor Bullion (1 Cuchara de caldo sabor a pollo)

2 Tbsp Cumin Powder (2 Cucharas de Polvo de Cumino)

1 Tbsp Oregano (1 Cuchara de Oregano)

2 Tbsp Garlic Powder (2 Cucharas de Polvo de Ajo)


  1. Combine all the ingredients for the marinade in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Toss chicken in the marinade, then cover and place in the refrigerator to marinate for a least 30 minutes.
  3. Start getting your oil ready for frying, if using a deep fryer set the temperature to 365° Fahrenheit. If you are frying the chicken on the stove in a pot, make sure you check the temperature is at 365º Fahrenheit. 
  4. In a small mixing bowl scramble your 2 eggs and set aside on a plate or leave in the bowl. On a medium-sized plate, get your flour ready. You will use about 1 cup of flour.
  5. Toss chicken in the egg mixture first then in the flour, make sure your chicken is covered in flour completely. Then, plan your chicken in the oil to cook. 10-15 minutes and your chicken should be done. If needed, turn chicken over halfway if the oil does not cover the chicken completely. Once the chicken is done being cooked, drain the oil and place in a container for the chicken to rest then serve!



  1. Combine todos los ingredientes para el adobo en un tazón grande.
  2. Mezcle el pollo en el adobo, cubra y coloque en el refrigerador para marinar durante al menos 30 minutos.
  3. Comience a preparar su aceite para freír, si usa una fritura profunda ajuste la temperatura a 365 ° Fahrenheit. Si estás friendo el pollo en la estufa en una olla, asegúrate de verificar que la temperatura sea de 365º Fahrenheit.
  4. En un tazón pequeño mezcla tus 2 huevos y ponlos a un lado en un plato o déjalos en el tazón. En un plato mediano, prepara tu harina. Usará alrededor de 1 taza de harina.
  5. Mezcle el pollo en la mezcla de huevo primero y luego en la harina, asegúrese de que su pollo esté completamente cubierto de harina. Luego, pone tu pollo en el aceite para cocinar. 10-15 minutos y tu pollo debe estar hecho. Si es necesario, cambie el pollo a la mitad de los 10-15 minutos si el aceite no cubre completamente al pollo. Una vez que el pollo esté listo para cocinarse, drene el aceite y colóquelo en un recipiente para que el pollo descanse y luego sirva.


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Hello everyone! Thank you for visiting my blog. I am trying to find the most effective way to share my recipes with everyone. Please feel free to contact me about any questions you might have about my recipes. I will be posting in English and Spanish. Enjoy! 

Hola a todos! Gracias por visitar mi blog. Estoy tratando de encontrar la manera mas efectiva de compartir mis recetas con todos. Por favor, no dude en ponerse en contacto conmigo sobre cualquier pregunta que pueda tener sobre mis recetas. Publicare en ingles y español. Disfrutar!