Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Angela's Portuguese Coscorões

Sun, Feb 19, 2023
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Angela Castro - The Olive Branch shows you how to make Portuguese coscorões on this step by step video.


  • 2 and 1/2 cups of flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup of brandy or aguardente
  • Zest of one orange
  • Juice of one orange
  • Pinch of salt
  • Sugar and cinnamon for dusting
  • Oil for frying


  1. In the mixer, add the sugar, eggs, butter and orange zest. 
  2. Mix all ingredients until well combined.
  3. Add lemon juice, brandy, and pinch salt.
  4. Add flour slowly and combine with all the wet ingredients. 
  5. Place dough aside to rest for about one hour. 
  6. After one hour, knead the dough on the counter and knead for a while until it is smooth and doesn’t stick to your hands. 
  7. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and leave aside for one hour to rest. 
  8. After one hour, roll the dough with a rolling pin until it has a thin consistency and cut into 3 inch strips. 
  9. Cut into a rectangle and cut a slit in the center. 
  10. Fry in a hot oil until golden on both sides. 
  11. Roll dough in cinnamon sugar. 

Video Credit: Angela Castro- The Olive Branch

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