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How to make Portuguese orange tarts.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
45 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Orange Tarts Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Orange Tarts Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Sat, Mar 5, 2016
5 out of 5 with 281 ratings
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1 1/2 cups of all purpose flour2 teaspoons of baking powder1/4 teaspoon of saltgrated zest of 2 oranges4 eggs1 1/4 cup of sugar1 cup of fresh orange juice1 cup of unsalted butter, melted1 teaspoon of vanilla extractCoarse sugar Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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This recipe makes 24 tarts.

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 350°F and grease 2 muffin pans.
  2. In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and orange zest.
  3. In a separate bowl combine eggs and sugar and beat with an electric mixer for 3 minutes or until the eggs are pale yellow and fall in ribbons, stir in orange juice, butter and vanilla  until well combined.
  4. Stir in the dry ingredients and stir well until it's well combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the muffin cups filling them 2/3 of the way up.
  6. Bake for 13-15 minutes or until the edges start to brown.
  7. Sprinkle the top of each tart with some coarse sugar and place the pans back in the oven.
  8. Turn the oven off and leave them in there for 2 minutes.
  9. Allow the pans to cool for 5 minutes then run a knife around the edge of each tart and gently unmold.
Recipe & Photo Credit: thedragonskitchen.com *


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Marilia Souza
Marilia Souza - Thursday, September 23, 2021, 1 Month ago
My family and I absolutely love these tarts and they are so easy to make. Obrigada!

Great to hear Marilia, you're welcome.
1 Month ago, Friday, September 24, 2021 (+0) (-1)
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