By Eddy − On Friday, November 13, 2020, 1 year ago in Bread Recipes
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Madeiran Bolo do Caco Recipe

This bolo do caco recipe is a typical bread from the Madeira region that can be found both on the Island of Madeira and on the Island of Porto Santo.
This bolo do caco recipe is a typical bread from the Madeira region that can be found both on the Island of Madeira and on the Island of Porto Santo.
Preparation time 20 min
Cooking Time 20 min
Ready In2 h 40 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings10

Ingredients

2.2 lbs (1000 gr) of flour1.65 lbs (750 gr) of sweet potatoes2 tablespoons (28 gr) of active dry yeast1 pinch of saltWater (150 ml)
2.2 lbs (1000 gr) of flour1.65 lbs (750 gr) of sweet potatoes2 tablespoons (28 gr) of active dry yeast1 pinch of saltWater (150 ml)
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Directions

  1. Peel the potatoes, boil them in water and reduce them to puree.
  2. Add the yeast into a little water (aprox 150 ml) and add the salt as well.
  3. Place the flour on a clean surface, open a hole in the middle and place the sweet potatoes and yeast.
  4. Knead well and let the dough ferment for 2 to 3 hours.
  5. Divide the dough into small portions and flatten them (on a floured surface).
  6. Then cook the caco cakes on a hot skillet on both sides.

Suggestion: You can brush the cakes with garlic butter and sprinkle them with chopped parsley and a little salt.

Recipe & Photo Credit: oilhadamadeira.pt

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Evelyn Azevedo
Evelyn Azevedo
Sounds real good and tasty. Gives me something new to try.
7 months ago, Sunday, February 27, 2022
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Eddy
Great Evelyn, enjoy.
7 months ago, Sunday, February 27, 2022
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