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These Portuguese carrot cupcakes (Queques de cenoura) are delicious, easy and very quick to make.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
35 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Carrot Cupcakes Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Carrot Cupcakes Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
4 out of 5 with 11 ratings
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1 lb of peeled and cooked carrots1 and 1/2 cups of flour3/4 cup of sugar2 tablespoons of melted butter3 eggsJuice of an orange1 teaspoon of baking powderPowdered sugar * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F.
  2. Puree the cooked carrots but make sure they are well drained. 
  3. Grease the cupcake tray with butter and sprinkle with flour.
  4. Beat the butter with the sugar and then add the eggs, one by one. 
  5. Add the orange juice, then the carrot puree, the flour and the baking powder, beat everything very well.
  6. Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes or until they are golden brown.
  7. Once they are done and cooler, sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Recipe & Photo Credit: sonia_areal.blogs.sapo.pt *
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