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These simple and delicious Portuguese butter cupcakes (queques de manteiga) take less then 30 minutes to make.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Butter Cupcakes Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Butter Cupcakes Recipe

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Mon, May 3, 2021, 16:24
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1 and 1/4 cups of sugar1 cup of all purpose flour1/2 cup of softened butter3 whole eggs1 shot of aguardente or brandy1 teaspoon of baking powder
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC or 350ºF.
    2. Beat the whole eggs with the sugar for 5 minutes. 
    3. Add the softened butter and contrinue to beat.
    4. Add the aguardente or brandy and finally the flour and baking powder.
    5. After the batter is well beaten, add it to the cupcake molds with paper liners in them.
    6. Bake for 20 minutes.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: osaborautentico.blogspot.com


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