By Eduardo − On Sunday, October 11, 2020, 2 years ago in Bread Recipes
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Portuguese Grandma's Homemade Buns Recipe

Portuguese Grandma's Homemade Buns Recipe

This Portuguese grandma's homemade buns recipe (receita de bolinhas de pão da avó caseiras) is delicious and easy to make.
Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In2 h 45 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings10

Ingredients

6 cups of all purpose flour (about 750 gr)2 teaspoons 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
6 cups of all purpose flour (about 750 gr)2 teaspoons 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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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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Donna Raytek
Donna Raytek
Do you let the buns rise before baking them
3 months ago, Friday, October 28, 2022
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Eduardo
Not after step 4 Donna. 🙂
3 months ago, Friday, October 28, 2022
Jo Fox
Jo Fox
This looks much like what my grandmother from Madeira Island made. It was so yummy and she never wrote down the recipe. I'm going to try this.
11 months ago, Sunday, February 27, 2022
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Eduardo
Good luck Jo.
11 months ago, Sunday, February 27, 2022
Don
Don
Can you add Rosemary to the mix? If so, how much would you suggest? Thank you for the recipe!
11 months ago, Friday, February 4, 2022
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