Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2023 in Snack Recipes

Portuguese Pumpkin Dreams (Sonhos de Abóbora) Recipe

This Portuguese pumkin dreams recipe (receita de sonhos de abóbora) is easy and delicious and are great for an anytime treat.
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Portuguese Pumpkin Dreams (Sonhos de Abóbora) Recipe


Preparation time 20 min
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In1 h
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings12

Ingredients

1 kg pumpkin (you can use canned)Salt (to taste)4 eggs350 grams flour6 tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 cup of brandy1 orange (zest and juice)1 teaspoon cinnamonSugar & cinnamon to sprinkle (to taste)
1 kg pumpkin (you can use canned)Salt (to taste)4 eggs350 grams flour6 tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 cup of brandy1 orange (zest and juice)1 teaspoon cinnamonSugar & cinnamon to sprinkle (to taste)
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Preparation

  1. Peel and clean the pumpkin (if you use canned pumkin, go to step 4).
  2. Place in a pot to cook with water seasoned with a pinch of salt.
  3. Let it cook well, drain and reduce to puree.
  4. Beat the eggs separately and add to the pumpkin.
  5. Add the sugar, cinnamon, flour, baking powder, orange zest and juice and brandy.
  6. Add the extra sugar and cinnamon to a plate, and mix.
  7. Fry spoonfuls of the dough in very hot oil.
  8. Roll the dreams in the mixture of sugar and cinnamon (to taste).

Recipe & Photo Credit: deliziosetentazionidivale


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