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How to make Portuguese fried pumpkin dreams (sonhos de abobora).
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Preparation time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
8


How to make Portuguese fried pumpkin dreams (sonhos de abobora).

Portuguese Fried Pumpkin Dreams Recipe

Posted in: Snacks
Mar 2, 2016
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Ingredients

6 pounds of pumpkin (you can use butternut squash as well)3 cups of water1/4 cup of rum1 teaspoon of salt1 cup of flour1/4 cup of sugar1 teaspoon of baking powder2 cups of oil for frying2 tablespoons of cinnamon powder2 tablespoons of sugar Get these ingredients & more Get ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com

Directions

  1. De-skin and de-seed the pumpkin (or squash).
  2. In a saucepan cook the pumpkin with the water and salt.
  3. Once the pumpkin is soft and tender, remove the pumpkin and let it strain most of its liquid. If you have a cheese cloth it is best for straining the liquid. If not use a regular strainer. This should take 3-4 hours.
  4. In a blender, add the pumpkin, rum, and sugar and blend it until it is a smooth and even consistency.
  5. Once done, pour it into a bowl and add the flour and mix it in well.
  6. Use a tablespoon and begin to knead the dough into balls for frying. If the dough does not have a strong enough consistency, add some more flour and knead it in accordingly.
  7. Pour a one inch layer of oil into a frying pan and begin frying the balls. Usually it takes about 1-2 minutes on both sides until they are golden brown.
  8. Fry them individually until they are golden brown, then set aside on paper towels to dry.
  9. Once they are all done and fried, sprinkle the fried cakes with sugar and cinnamon.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com *
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