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These Portuguese Beira Alta style biscuits (Biscoitos á moda da Beira Alta) are easy to make and delicious.
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Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
20 min
Ready In:
35 min
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
10


These Portuguese Beira Alta style biscuits (Biscoitos á moda da Beira Alta) are easy to make and delicious.

Portuguese Simple (Beira Alta) Biscuits Recipe

Posted in: Cookies
Mar 28, 2018
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Ingredients

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 these ingredients & more Get ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com

Directions

  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. Bake at 180°C or 350°F for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. When you remove them from the oven, brush them with egg yolk and sprinkle with sugar or cinnamon (to taste).
Recipe & Photo Credit: Lidia Picard *
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