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These Portuguese simple Beira Alta biscuits recipe (Biscoitos á moda da Beira Alta) is easy to make and delicious.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
35 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Simple Beira Alta Biscuits Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Simple Beira Alta Biscuits Recipe

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Posted in: Cookie Recipes
Wed, Mar 28, 2018
4 out of 5 with 18 ratings
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2 and 1/4 lbs of flour2 cups of sugar6 eggs1 cup of milk1/2 cup of olive oil3 tablespoons of brandy1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon of baking soda * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. In a large bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and a pinch of salt.
  2. Mix well, make a hole in the middle and add the remaining ingredients and mix until the consistency is a bit hard.
  3. Add spoonfuls on the baking sheet dusted with flour (keep them separated because they will get bigger).
  4. Brush them with egg yolk and sprinkle with sugar or cinnamon (to taste).
  5. Bake at 180°C or 350°F for about 15 to 20 minutes.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Lidia Picard *
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