Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Cookie Recipes

Portuguese Linguas de Gato Recipe

Who remembers these Portuguese línguas de gato cookies from back home? I loved these as a child.
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Portuguese Linguas de Gato Recipe


Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 15 min
Ready In 25 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1/2 cup of unsalted butter, room temperature1/2 cup of sugar1 cup of all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon of salt4 egg whites1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extractZest of 1 lemon
1/2 cup of unsalted butter, room temperature1/2 cup of sugar1 cup of all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon of salt4 egg whites1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extractZest of 1 lemon
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C or 350°F.
  2. Beat the butter with the mixer and while beating, add the sugar and beat for 2 to 3 minutes (until creamy).
  3. Sift the flour with the salt, and set aside.
  4. Beat the egg whites with the butter, add one egg at a time, beating until fully incorporated.
  5. Add the vanilla extract.
  6. Add the sifted flour little by little to the batter while stirring.
  7. Add the lemon zest and stir a little more (add a little milk if needed to get the right consistency to add to the pastry bag, becareful as you don't want it to be runny).
  8. Transfer it to a pastry bag.
  9. Shape the cat toungues in bite sized portions on a greased baking sheet.
  10. Bake in the oven for 12 to 15 minutes (until the edges are golden).
  11. Let the cat tongues cool on a wire rack so they are crispy.
Recipe Credit: magnoliazul
Photo Credit: Dicas Femininas
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Linguas de Gato Portuguese Cat Tongues like the zest
2 years ago, Friday, April 29, 2022
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