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Ingredients for Puerto Rican Water Bread (pan de agua)
Puerto Rican Water Bread (Pan de Agua)

Puerto Rican Water Bread (Pan de Agua) Ingredients

© 2007 Hector Rodriguez
Puerto Rican water bread (pan de agua) is similar to French or Italian bread using the same basic ingredients, but the baking procedure is different. Here is a recipe that is simple to make. You can use the bread to make Cuban sandwiches or use leftovers to make bread pudding.


1 pack active dry yeast
1 tablespoon sugar
2 cups warm water
1 tablespoon salt
5 cups all purpose flour
Cornmeal or flour for dusting the baking board
2 egg whites
2 tablespoons of water

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