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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 Recipes

Portuguese Style Fried Donuts Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Thu, Nov 30, 2017
4 out of 5 with 47 ratings
Views: 57838


2 eggs1/2 cup of sugar1/4 cup of milk and a little more if needed1/4 cup of olive oil1 shot of brandy4 cups of flourZest of 1 lemonCinnamon (to taste)Sugar (to taste) * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  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, if the dough is to hard, add a little more milk a bit at a time until you reach the right consistency.
  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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