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This Portuguese grandma's homemade buns recipe (receita de bolinhas de pão da avó caseiras) is delicious and easy to make.
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Portuguese Grandma's Homemade Buns Recipe
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Portuguese Grandma's Homemade Buns Recipe

Portuguese Grandma's Homemade Buns Recipe

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Ingredients

6 cups of all purpose flour (about 750 gr)1 teaspoon of salt1 teaspoon of sugar1 sachet of instant dry yeast (about 7 gr)2 and 1/2 cups of warm water (about 600 ml)1 tablespoon of olive oil
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  • This site uses US measurements.

    Directions

    1. Place the flour in a bowl and mix all ingredients except the water and olive oil and mix everything with a wooden spoon.
    2. After everything is well mixed, create a hole in the middle and add the warm water and olive oil.
    3. Stir with a wooden spoon until the flour absorbs the liquids and is well incorporated (add more water of needed).
    4. Cover with a kitchen towel and a woolen blanket and let it rise for 2 hours in a warm room.
    5. At the end of this time take out the dough and mold it into round buns (size to taste).
    6. Put the buns on a floured tray, and at the top of each bun, cut a cross with a knife.
    7. Bake at 180ºC or 350ºF until it's baked, about 30 to 40 minutes (to taste).
    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com


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