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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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Portuguese Farturas (Sweet) Recipe

Portuguese Farturas (Sweet) Recipe

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Oct 24, 2016
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2 cups of water2 cups of flour2 tablespoons of butter3 tablespoons of sugarRind of 1 lemon1 egg1 teaspoon of baking powder1 teaspoon of saltCooking Oil

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  • Place the water, butter, sugar, grated lemon rind and salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and add the flour, mixing constantly. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the well-beaten egg and baking powder to the batter using your hands so it mixes well.
  • Form the dough into long cylinder shapes and deep fry them in hot oil until they are golden brown.
  • Drain on absorbent paper and sprinkle them with sugar.
  • Serve while hot. 
Recipe Credit: portugueserecipes.com *
Photo Credit: docesregionais.com
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