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This Portuguese style fried donuts (argolinhas fritas) recipe is very easy to make and makes a great sweet snack.
Portuguese Style Fried Donuts Recipe
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Portuguese Style Fried Donuts Recipe

Portuguese Style Fried Donuts Recipe

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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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    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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