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These delicate Portuguese sweet slices of Braga have a very beautiful presentation and are truly delicious.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Sweet Slices of Braga Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Sweet Slices of Braga Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
5 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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2 cups of sugar1 and 1/4 cups of water2 cups of crushed almonds18 egg yolks3 eggsPowdered sugar Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Heat the sugar and water until the sugar is well melted.
  2. Remove from the heat, add the almonds and mix very well. 
  3. Beat the egg yolks with the eggs lightly.
  4. Mix the eggs with the almond/sugar cream and bring to a boil to thicken a little.
  5. Spread the cream on a tray lined with parchment paper and well greased with butter. 
  6. Bake at 170ºC or 340ºF for about forty minutes.
  7. Dust with the powdered sugar and cut into slices.

Recipe Credit: "TV7 dias -  A Arte de Bem Cozinhar -  Cozinha Tradicional Portuguesa - fascículo 2" *
Photo Credit: docesregionais.com


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