Recipe for Pan De Campo
Cowboy Recipes


    Pan de Campo (Panochitas - Cowboy Bread)

    This flat bread, which dates back to trail driving days, is traditionally made in a Dutch oven over a a mesquite fire. Dates back to trail driving days.

    8 cups unbleached flour
    8 teaspoons baking powder
    4 teaspoons salt
    4 teaspoons granulated sugar
    3 cups milk
    1 1/2 cups corn oil

    In a bowl add flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Add the vegetable oil to flour mixture. Next, add milk a cup at a time. Dough should be a little sticky.

    Knead the dough on a floured surface. Form 4 round rolls. Roll out with a rolling pin to about 1/2 inch thick and place on an ungreased baking sheet.

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

    Bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.