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If you like fruit, you will love this Portuguese fruit cake recipe (receita de bolo de fruta) and it's very easy to make.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
1 h
Ready In:
1 h 15 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Fruit Cake Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Fruit Cake Recipe

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Sat, May 19, 2018, 19:05
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Cake:1 large can of fruit salad1 and 1/2 cups of sugar4 whole eggs2 cups of flour1 teaspoon of baking powderTopping:1/2 cup of butter1 hand full of sugar1 hand full of grated coconut¾ cup of heavy cream
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    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F.
    2. Open the can of fruit and drain it.
    3. In a bowl, beat the eggs well with the sugar until creamy, then add the flour and baking powder slowly while stirring until it gets thicker (add a little milk if needed).
    4. Finally, add the fruit and mix it well with a wooden spoon.
    5. Put the batter in a greased with butter and sprinkled with flour cake pan and bake until golden brown (about 50 minutes).


    1. On a small pan, melt the butter, add the sugar and stir a little, then add the coconut and the cream, stirring constantly until boiling.
    2. When the cake is cooked, take it out of the oven, do the toothpick test to make sure it's cooked, let it cool and unmold.
    3. Place the cake on a serving dish and pour the topping mixture over it.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasaodesafio.blogspot.pt *


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