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How to make Portuguese angel wings fried pastry (Coscorões).
Preparation time:
1 h 15 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
1 h 35 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Angel Wings (Coscorões) Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Angel Wings (Coscorões) Recipe

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Posted in: Dessert Recipes
Sun, May 29, 2016
4 out of 5 with 11 ratings
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5 cups of flour4 eggsZest of 1 orangeJuice of 1 orange4 tablespoons of melted butter 4 tablespoons of sugar4 tablespoons of whiskeyCinnamon (to taste)Sugar (to taste)Pinch of saltOil for frying * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Beat the sugar, eggs and butter. Add the pinch of salt, orange rind, orange juice, aguardente, and the flour and continue beating until the batter is smooth. Cover the bowl and set aside for 1 hour.
  2. After 1 hour, pour the batter onto a very floured counter. Knead the dough with enough flour until the batter is no longer sticky.
  3. Roll out the dough into 3×5 inch rectangles 1/4 inch thick. Make cuts lengthwise  in center of the rectangles.
  4. Fry in hot oil until golden brown. Place on paper towels to absorb any grease.
  5. Blend sugar with cinnamin in a bowl and coat each Coscorões.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Tia Maria's Blogportuguesediner.com/tiamaria *
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