By Eddy − On Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 6 Years ago in Dessert Recipes
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Portuguese Bolas de Berlim Recipe

How to make Portuguese Berliner (Bolas de Berlim).
Preparation time 25 min
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4
Info
How to make Portuguese Berliner (Bolas de Berlim).
Ingredients
For the filling:1 cup of condensed milk4 egg yolks1 tablespoon of butter1 teaspoon of vanilla extract1 tablespoon of lemon juiceFor the dough:1 ounce of active dry yeast2 tablespoons of sugar1 and 1/2 cups of warm milk1 cup of butter2 egg yolks1 pinch of salt6 cups of flour1 cup powdered sugar for coveringVegetable oil for frying
For the filling:1 cup of condensed milk4 egg yolks1 tablespoon of butter1 teaspoon of vanilla extract1 tablespoon of lemon juiceFor the dough:1 ounce of active dry yeast2 tablespoons of sugar1 and 1/2 cups of warm milk1 cup of butter2 egg yolks1 pinch of salt6 cups of flour1 cup powdered sugar for coveringVegetable oil for frying
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Directions

For the filling:

  1. In a saucepan mix the milk, egg yolks and butter.
  2. Bring to a low heat for about 10 minutes until a smooth and creamy consistency.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla essence and lemon juice. Stir it in well until it is smooth and consistent. Set it aside in a bowl.

For the dough:

  1. In a bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar in milk.
  2. Combine all ingredients except flour and mix well adding the flour gradually until the dough is easily shaped and kneaded.
  3. Form medium sized balls and let them rest on a board sprinkled with flour.
  4. Cover with a cloth and let it rise for about 1-2 hours.
  5. Fry the balls in a deep frying skillet or pot on high eat one by one until they are golden browned. Turn them over as they fry.
  6. Once they are done, place them on a platter with paper towels to dry.
  7. After they have cooled slightly, cut them in half without dividing them completely.
  8. Fill them with the previously prepared cream and sprinkle with the powdered sugar. Serve.
Recipe Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com *
Photo Credit: Olivia Andrewssbs.com.au
Comments
Rosemary
This looks so good, I am making it. I love so many if these recipes. Brings memories of growing up and food from the the Portuguese festival.
1 Month ago, Saturday, April 9, 2022
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bernard bwalya
I love the recipe so much
4 Months ago, Sunday, January 23, 2022
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Eddy
Glad to hear Bernard.
4 Months ago, Sunday, January 23, 2022
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Vivian chimpky
Look good will try making it!
8 Months ago, Saturday, September 25, 2021
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Eddy
Great. :-)
3 Months ago, Monday, February 14, 2022
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