This fluffy Mexican bread has the perfect amount of chew and a thin crust that makes it ideal for sandwiches!
Bolillos are a kind of savory bread roll from Mexico. Bolillos are similar to a French baguette and are shaped like a small football. The word “bolillo” means “spindle,” which refers to the rolling pin that you use when making this bread.
Mix up the dough in a big bowl. Let it rise for 45 minutes.
Cut the risen dough into 8 equal pieces using a sharp knife.
Shape each piece of dough into a thick circle.
Gently shape the dough into a traditional bolillo roll football shape.
Let the shaped dough rise for 60 minutes. Then score the tops with a sharp knife and bake your bolillo bread!
You just made bolillo bread! Use it for sandwiches (like tortas ahogadas) or whatever you like!