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This Portuguese style fried donuts (argolinhas fritas) recipe is very easy to make and makes a great sweet snack.
Preparation time:
40 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Style Fried Donuts Recipe

Portuguese Style Fried Donuts Recipe

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Posted in: Snacks
Thu, Nov 30, 2017, 17:55
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2 eggs1/2 cup of sugar1/4 cup of milk1/4 cup of olive oil1 shot of brandy4 cups of flourZest of 1 lemonCinnamon (to taste)Sugar (to taste)
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Beat the eggs well with the sugar and mix in the milk, olive oil, brandy, lemon zest and beat it well.
    2. Add the flour and beat well.
    3. It will be well mixed when it doesn't stick to your hands.
    4. Let the dough sit for about 30 minutes.
    5. Make doughnut like shapes and fry them in hot oil.
    6. Once fried, drain and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Fátima Santana, acaixadotempo.blogspot.pt *


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