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These Portuguese carrot and orange cupcakes (queques de cenoura e laranja) make a delicious snack at any time.
Portuguese Carrot and Orange Cupcakes Recipe
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Portuguese Carrot and Orange Cupcakes Recipe

Portuguese Carrot and Orange Cupcakes Recipe

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1 lb of peeled carrots1 and 2/3 cups of flour1 cup of sugar2 tablespoons of softened butter3 eggs1 orange, juice and zest1 teaspoon of baking powder Click here to get Portuguese food, ingredients & more at Amazon.com
This site uses US measurements.


  1. Cut the carrots into small pieces and cook them in a pot with hot water for 20 minutes.
  2. Drain and puree the carrots.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180ºC or 350ºF and grease the cupcake forms/cups.
  4. In a bowl, beat the butter with the sugar, add the eggs one by one and beat well.
  5. Add the juice and the zest of the orange, add the carrot, flour and baking powder and beat everything very well.
  6. Divide the mixture into the cupcake cups and bake for 20 minutes.
Recipe & Photo Credit: canelamoida.blogspot.pt *

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