By Eddy − On Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 7 years ago in Snack Recipes
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Portuguese Almond Cupcakes Recipe


Portuguese almond cupcakes (Queijadas de Amêndoa) are a traditional Portuguese dessert and perfect for those who have a sweet tooth.
Portuguese Almond Cupcakes Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 25 min
Ready In 40 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8

Ingredients

1/2 cup of water2 egg yolks3 eggs2 ounces of chopped almonds1 cup of flour3/4 cup of sugar1 cupcake baking sheet1/4 cup of almonds, chopped1 tablespoon of powdered sugar12 cupcake baking papers
1/2 cup of water2 egg yolks3 eggs2 ounces of chopped almonds1 cup of flour3/4 cup of sugar1 cupcake baking sheet1/4 cup of almonds, chopped1 tablespoon of powdered sugar12 cupcake baking papers
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Place the water and the sugar in a saucepan on medium heat and bring to a boil.
  3. Mix the eggs with the yolks and the 2 ounces of almonds in a bowl and then once it is an even consistency, add to the saucepan with the water and sugar.
  4. Stir the contents in the saucepan with a spoon until it reaches a smooth and even consistency. Once done, pour the mixture in a bowl and mix with the flour until it is smooth and consistent.
  5. Now prepare the cupcake pan by greasing it with some spray oil or butter.
  6. Place the mixture in the saucepan in the cupcake pan(s) and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Once done, remove from the oven and dust with the powdered sugar and garnish with the 1/4 cup of chopped almonds. Enjoy!
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com *

Helena
Helena
Are the 2 ounces almonds supposed to be chopped or ground?
2 years ago, Friday, March 25, 2022
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Eddy
Hi Helena, chopped as stated on the ingredients. :-)
2 years ago, Friday, March 25, 2022
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