Pan de Gloria

Heavenly Cuban Sweet Rolls

Preparation info
  • Makes

    28 to 30

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

Pan de gloria, light, fluffy sweet rolls dusted with sugar, are standard fare at coffee kiosks in Cuba. Though they are not difficult to make, most of the Cubans we met bought them at the coffee window or at the bakery.


  • 4 to 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 (1⁄4-ounce) packages fast-rising (instant) yeast


In a large mixing bowl, stir together 1 cup of the flour, the yeast, sugar, and salt. In a saucepan, combine the evaporated milk with enough water to make 2 cups total liquid. Stir in the oil and heat the liqu