Quesadilla Salvadoreña (recipe)

The quesadilla Salvadoreña is a kind of bread made with several dairy or fresh cheese curd (hence comes its name), which serve for the preparation of this wet and spongy bread that apart from being known as a dish, is also a traditional dessert.

Quesadilla Salvadoreña (recipe)

Quesadillas can be found in bakeries and in some places of sale of typical food. In some villages also is a tradition the preparation of quesadillas (for sale or own consumption) on Sunday morning, so the recipe to make Salvadoran quesadillas is popular.


  • 1 stick of margarine (also known as butter)
  • 1/2 pound of wheat flour
  • 1/2 pound of rice flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup grated hard cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup cream (also known as cream)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Sesame seeds (also known as Sesame, for garnish)


First they must mix the flours and stir them well. Then proceed to beat the eggs and then same is added sugar, cream, grated hard cheese, the milk and the flour mix at the beginning.

Separately in a pan, you must melt margarine and add it to the mixture. A little butter or margarine is also needed spreads in the bottom of cans or the container where you hornearás, quesadillas-no stick at the moment out of the Tin and bake them.

Finally the mixture is poured into cans, add the sesame seeds on top and starts to bake at a temperature of 350 ° F for about twenty-five minutes approximately.

In villages, it is customary to use traditional kilns which are elaborated with mud, the furnaces are heated with charcoal, which is then removed so there are coals that will help Cook the quesadillas.

In our country a quesadilla Salvadoreña costs between $1 and $2, but it is certainly a very exquisite dessert which is usually accompanied with a rate of coffee.

One Response

  1. Gloria 5 September, 2019

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.