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We enjoy this recipe for papas de bolacha Maria (Maria biscuits porridge) at any time of the day and it's a favorite at home.
Portuguese Papas de Bolacha Maria Recipe
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Portuguese Papas de Bolacha Maria Recipe

Portuguese Papas de Bolacha Maria Recipe

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15 Maria biscuits (cookies)1 cup of really hot milk (250 ml)1 teaspoon of sugar1 small bowl
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    1. Heat the cup of milk until really hot (but not boiling).
    2. Break the biscuits (cookies) in four pieces each in the bowl.
    3. Add the 1 teaspoon of sugar to the hot milk and stir.
    4. Pour the milk over the biscuits and let it sit for a couple of minutes (until they soften a bit).
    5. Stir a bit to break down the biscuits and enjoy.


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