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Portuguese porridge is a simple and delicious breakfast that only takes about 15 minutes to make.
Preparation time:
5 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
15 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Porridge (Papas) Recipe

Portuguese Porridge (Papas) Recipe

Posted in: Breakfast / Brunch
Jan 7, 2016
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1 cup milk 2 tablespoons of sugar2 tablespoons of flourPinch of salt (to taste)Ground cinnamon (to taste)1 egg yolk (Optional)

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  1. In a small pot, add milk, whisk in sugar, flour, and salt, combine very well until smooth.  
  2. Place the pot over medium heat and keep whisking until mixture begins to boil, this will take several minutes.
  3. As it starts to boil, add the egg yolk (optional), continue whisking for about one minute and then remove from heat.
  4. The mixture will continue to thicken, pour the papas into a plate, sprinkle ground cinnamon over the top and serve immediately.
Recipe Credit: Rosinda Antunes *
Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com
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