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These delicious Portuguese coconut cupcakes (bolinhos de coco) make a great snack and are very easy to make.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Coconut Cupcakes Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Coconut Cupcakes Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Thu, Aug 1, 2019
5 out of 5 with 15 ratings
Views: 23678


1 cup of grated coconut2 eggs1/2 cup of sugar6 crystallized CherriesPaper Cups Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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This recipe makes about 6 cupcakes.

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC or 350ºF. 
  2. In a food processor, add the coconut, eggs and sugar and blend until will mixed.
  3. Line the paper cups on a cupcake tray and pour the batter into the cups to almost near the top.
  4. Decorate with the crystalized cherries, place the tray in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes.
  5. Unmold and serve warm or cold.
Recipe & Photo Credit: noconfortodaminhacozinha.com


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