By Eddy − On Monday, October 24, 2016, 6 Years ago in Cookie Recipes
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Portuguese Farturas (Sweet) Recipe

Farturas is a traditional Portuguese dessert that is a combination of funnel cake and churros and is very popular in Portugal.
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Ready In 30 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8
Info
Farturas is a traditional Portuguese dessert that is a combination of funnel cake and churros and is very popular in Portugal.
Ingredients
2 cups of water2 cups of flour2 tablespoons of butter3 tablespoons of sugarRind of 1 lemon1 egg1 teaspoon of baking powder1 teaspoon of saltCooking OilPowdered sugar (to taste)
2 cups of water2 cups of flour2 tablespoons of butter3 tablespoons of sugarRind of 1 lemon1 egg1 teaspoon of baking powder1 teaspoon of saltCooking OilPowdered sugar (to taste)
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Directions
  1. Place the water, butter, sugar, grated lemon rind and salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and add the flour, mixing constantly.
  3.  Put it back on the heat and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat, wait till it cools enough and then add the well-beaten egg and baking powder to the dough using your hands so it mixes well.
  5. With spoons form the dough into long cylinder shapes and deep fry them in hot oil until they are golden brown.
  6. Drain on absorbent paper and sprinkle them with powdered sugar.
  7. Serve while hot. 

Recipe Credit: portugueserecipes.com *
Photo Credit: docesregionais.com


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Comments
 Victor
Victor
Hello, for step number 2 “Remove the pan from the heat and add the flour, mixing constantly and cook for another 5 minutes.” When it says Cook for five minutes do we put it back on heat or let it cook while mixing for 5 minutes without heat?
4 Weeks ago, Saturday, June 11, 2022
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Eddy
Hi Victor, I updated the recipe, please read step 2 and 3.
4 Weeks ago, Saturday, June 11, 2022
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