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What better way to start the day than with these delicious Portuguese style pancakes with strawberry sauce (panquecas com molho de morangos).
Portuguese Style Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce Recipe
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What better way to start the day than with these delicious Portuguese style pancakes with strawberry sauce (panquecas com molho de morangos).

Portuguese Style Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce Recipe

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Sauce:1 lb of strawberries, cleaned and cut into quarters2/3 cup of sugar1 cinnamon stick1 tablespoon of lemon juicePancakes:2 eggs1 and 1/2 cups of flour1 cup of milk1 teaspoon of baking powder4 tablespoons of sugar1 teaspoon of vanilla extract1/4 cup of melted butterButter (to taste)

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  1. In a pot heat the chopped strawberries, sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon stick.
  2. Stir and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  3. Stir occasionally with a spoon so that it does not stick to the bottom.
  4. After 20 minutes and when the sauce begins to thicken, remove the cinnamon stick and lightly blend with a hand blender, stir and put aside.
  5. Finally, stir and set aside.


  1. In a blender, place the cracked eggs, flour, sugar, baking powder, vanilla extract, the melted butter and milk.
  2. Blend everything until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  3. In a non-stick skillet, add a little butter and heat.
  4. In the center of the frying pan, place a small amount of dough.
  5. Cook on medium / low heat for about 1 and 1/2 minutes.
  6. When the pancake is golden, turn and cook the other side for a few seconds.
  7. Once it's golden brown on both sides, remove with a slotted spoon and place it in a serving dish and cover the pancake with a little sauce.
  8. Repeat the process and make sure the pancakes are all the same size.
  9. For each 2 pancakes, add a little more butter in the skillet.
  10. You can serve individually by placing 3 pancakes on each plate or you can make a tower.
  11. If you do not want to use the whole dough at one time, you can store it in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  12. If you want you can accompany these pancakes with natural yogurt or whipped cream.
Recipe & Photo Credit:  Neuza Costa, saborintenso.com *
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