Piaya is a flat unleavened bread filled with mozcovado (raw) sugar. Piaya is an original bread recipe and one of the main product of the Negros province, sugar capital of the Philippines.

The bread of Piaya is flaky like the Chinese hopia and have a sweet filling. The dough is prepared then formed into small balls. The filling of mozcovado sugar is spooned at the center of each ball then the ball is re-shaped.

The Piaya I LOVE! Image By  Mark Segador Of http://iloiloilove.com/

Piaya Ingredients:

* 2 cups all-purpose flour
* 10 tbsps. oil
* 1/2 cup muscovado sugar
* 4 tbps. water
* 2 cups all-purpose flour
* 8 tbsps oil
* 7 tbsps water
* 1/2 cup sesame seeds

How To Make Piaya:

1). In a bowl, combine half of the flour and half of the oil; mix well.

2). Divide into 20 portions shape in balls. Set aside.

3). Add some water to the muscovado sugar to make it moist. Divide into 20 portions. Set aside.

4). Mix the remaining flour, oil and some water. Knead to a cylinder and divide into 20 portions.

5). Flatten each portion and top with the flour and oil mixture. Roll out and stuff with muscovado filling. Close the edges.

6). Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

7). Bake in a preheated oven in medium heat or grill until brown on the outside.

Note: Image may vary from the actual recipe. Image is owned by Mark Segador Of http://iloiloilove.com/

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