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Friday, June 18, 2021
This soft and tasty Portuguese cinnamon cake recipe (bolo de canela fofinho) is very easy to make.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
45 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Soft Cinnamon Cake Recipe

Portuguese Soft Cinnamon Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cakes / Cheesecakes
Wed, Jan 2, 2019, 14:01
3 out of 5 with 17 ratings
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3 eggs1 cup of sugar1/2 cup of melted butter3/4 cup of milk2 and 1/3 cups of flour1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder2 tablespoons of Port wine3 teaspoons of baking powder
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  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC or 400ºF.
    2. Beat the butter with the sugar until creamy, then add the eggs 1 by 1 until the sugar dissolves and results in a fluffy cream.
    3. In a glass, mix the milk and port wine and put aside. 
    4. In a bowl add the flour, cinnamon, baking powder and put aside.
    5. Add the milk and port mix slowly to the sugar mix, than add the flour mix always beating until all is well mixed.
    6. Bake in a greased and floured cake form for about 8 minutes and then lower the temperature to 180ºC or 350ºF and let it bake for another 35 minutes.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: melpintado.blogspot.com *


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