By Eddy − On Saturday, August 6, 2016, 6 Years ago in Dessert Recipes
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Portuguese Cavacas (Pastry) Recipe

This delicious pastry is crusty and sweet with a hint of lemon on the outside, soft and eggy on the inside.
Preparation time 25 min
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8
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This delicious pastry is crusty and sweet with a hint of lemon on the outside, soft and eggy on the inside.
Ingredients
2 cups of flour1 cup of oil8 eggs at room temp1⁄2 cup milkSugar Glaze:2 cups of confectioner’s sugarZest of one lemon3 tablespoons of milk or more if needed
2 cups of flour1 cup of oil8 eggs at room temp1⁄2 cup milkSugar Glaze:2 cups of confectioner’s sugarZest of one lemon3 tablespoons of milk or more if needed
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Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 350°F.
  2. Grease regular size muffin tins or popover tins.
  3. Using an electric mixer or stand mixer (on level 6) beat all ingredients for at least 20 minutes without stopping.  Fill the muffin or popover tins no more than half way.
  4. Place on the middle rack. For moist Cavacas, bake for about 45 minutes; for dry Cavacas bake for 1 hour.
  5. Combine all of the glaze ingredients and stir until smooth. 
  6. While the Cavacas are still warm, spoon the glaze over each one or just submerge each one in the glaze.
  7. Serve on the same day since they will dry even more for the following day.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Thao, ingoodflavor.com *
Adapted from Maria Lawton, author of Azorean Cooking

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Comments
Paula
Paula
I do love this recipe,my daugters and my husband love it❤👌
6 Months ago, Friday, January 21, 2022
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Eddy
Glad to hear Paula. :-)
6 Months ago, Saturday, January 22, 2022
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