By Eduardo − On Sunday, December 9, 2018, 4 years ago in Snack Recipes
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Portuguese Lemon Donuts Recipe

Portuguese Lemon Donuts Recipe

These heavenly Portuguese lemon donuts (rosquinhas fritas de limão) are very easy to make and taste incredible, these are best enjoyed while fresh.
Preparation time1 h
Cooking Time 20 min
Ready In1 h 20 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings10

Ingredients

2 medium sized eggs1/2 cup of granulated sugar3/4 cup of mascarpone cream cheeseJuice and zest of 1 lemon1 teaspoon of baking powder2 and 1/3 cups of flourOil for fryingGranulated sugar for sprinkling
2 medium sized eggs1/2 cup of granulated sugar3/4 cup of mascarpone cream cheeseJuice and zest of 1 lemon1 teaspoon of baking powder2 and 1/3 cups of flourOil for fryingGranulated sugar for sprinkling
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Directions

  1. In a bowl, beat the eggs and sugar, add the mascarpone cheese, mix well and add the juice and lemon zest.
  2. Slowly incorporate the flour and baking powder and knead so everything is well incorporated.
  3. Let the dough stand covered with a cloth for half an hour at room temperature.
  4. Heat the oil, put the dough on a pastry board and separate the dough into pieces of about 1 ounce each, make rolls with your hands lightly floured, cross them at the ends and continue until the dough is finished.
  5. Fry in hot oil, once they are golden brown, drain them in kitchen paper.
  6. Sprinkle with granulated sugar while they are still warm.
Recipe & Photo Credit: giallozafferano *

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Tiana
Tiana
Can this be done in the air fryer?
9 months ago, Thursday, March 31, 2022
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Eduardo
Yes, you should be able to if the dough is firm.
9 months ago, Thursday, March 31, 2022
Susan
Susan
What is the yield for this recipe?
1 year ago, Monday, December 27, 2021
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Eduardo

About 10 Susan, depending on the size.


1 year ago, Monday, December 27, 2021
Shirley
Shirley
I must try these. I have fond memories of lemon touched Filoses growing up. But for only one person I'll have to really cut the recipe down.
1 year ago, Sunday, December 26, 2021
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