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These Portuguese carrot cupcakes (Queques de cenoura) are delicious, easy and very quick to make.
Portuguese Carrot Cupcakes Recipe
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These Portuguese carrot cupcakes (Queques de cenoura) are delicious, easy and very quick to make.

Portuguese Carrot Cupcakes Recipe

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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 spoon of baking powderPowdered sugar

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  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.
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