By Eddy − On Thursday, August 1, 2019, 4 years ago in Snack Recipes
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Portuguese Coconut Cupcakes Recipe

These delicious Portuguese coconut cupcakes (bolinhos de coco) make a great snack and are very easy to make.
Portuguese Coconut Cupcakes Recipe

Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 20 min
Ready In 30 min
Level of DifficultyVery Easy


1 cup of grated coconut2 eggs1/2 cup of sugar6 crystallized CherriesPaper Cups
1 cup of grated coconut2 eggs1/2 cup of sugar6 crystallized CherriesPaper Cups
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This recipe makes about 6 cupcakes.

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC or 350ºF. 
  2. In a food processor, add the coconut, eggs and sugar and blend until will mixed.
  3. Line the paper cups on a cupcake tray and pour the batter into the cups to almost near the top.
  4. Decorate with the crystalized cherries, place the tray in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes.
  5. Unmold and serve warm or cold.
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Hi Edu, Why food processor? Can I still use my hand mixer? Thanks for all the recipes! Kind Regards Judy
3 months ago, Thursday, January 25, 2024
Hi Judy, yes, you can do it by hand, that is just what the author recommends.
3 months ago, Thursday, January 25, 2024

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