The Sweet Sorghum Polvoron

I am not a baker and so I never no much about the art of dough kneading. I can make a soft bread but wasn’t able to do a satisfactory outcome for the masses. I guess it will be harder for me to turn this sweet sorghum flour to a nice soft bread. Doing the easiest recipe would be the best start, the polvoron.

triple a farms sweet sorghum flourThe Sweet Sorghum Polvoron

1) Get two measures sweet sorghum flour. Place it on frying pan. Place the pan over the stove with a very low fire. Stir the flour continuously for 20 minutes or until slightly brown. Let  stand for another 20 minutes.

sweet sorghum flour after toasting2) Add one measure milk powder and half measure sugar. Mix thoroughly.  You may add more milk and more sugar if desired.

3) Mix again, but add margarine gradually until the powder begins to form a lump when pressed in between palm.

lump of margarine for mixing with pulvoron4) Get a polvoron molder and begin molding.  Then wrap individually with polvoron wrapper.

sweet sorghum pulvoronThe flour has a bitter aftertaste before and after toasting. Adding more sugar and milk is going to cover the undesirable flour flavor.

Marvin is the lead chocolate maker of Ben and Lyn Chocolate Inc. Has strong background in food research and development. Occasionally conducts training and lectures. Lecturer of Cocoa Foundation of the Philippines. Do coaching and consultancy services on his free time.

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