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These Portuguese carrot tarts should be illegal,, they are extra moist and delicious, enjoy them with family and friends.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
1 h
Ready In:
1 h 10 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Carrot Tarts Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Carrot Tarts Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
5 out of 5 with 2 ratings
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14 ounces of carrots (peeled and raw)2/3 cup of pumpkin (raw pulp)1 stick of cinnamon1 and 1/4 cup of sugarPeel zest from 1 small orange1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon4 eggs1/3 cup of flour1 natural (6 oz) yogurtButter (to taste) Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Cook the carrots and pumpkin in a little water, with the cinnamon stick (until tender) and seasoned with a pinch of salt.
  2. When it's cooked, drain the water and puree everything.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180C / 355F.
  4. Pour the puree into a bowl and add the sugar, orange zest, the cinnamon powder and mix well.
  5. Add the eggs one by one, beating well between adding each, add the flour and plain yogurt and beat some more.
  6. Grease the muffin cups with butter and pour the preparation into them, filling only 3/4.
  7. Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until you stick the toothpick in them and it comes out dry.
  8. Serve them in paper cups.
Recipe & Photo Credit: SusyC, saborintenso.com *


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