Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 in Cookie Recipes

Portuguese Simple Beira Alta Biscuits Recipe

These Portuguese simple Beira Alta biscuits recipe (Biscoitos á moda da Beira Alta) is easy to make and delicious.
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Portuguese Simple Beira Alta Biscuits Recipe


Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 20 min
Ready In 35 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings10

Ingredients

2 and 1/4 lbs of flour2 cups of sugar6 eggs1 cup of milk1/2 cup of olive oil3 tablespoons of brandy1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon of baking soda
2 and 1/4 lbs of flour2 cups of sugar6 eggs1 cup of milk1/2 cup of olive oil3 tablespoons of brandy1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon of baking soda
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Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and a pinch of salt.
  2. Mix well, make a hole in the middle and add the remaining ingredients and mix until the consistency is a bit hard.
  3. Add spoonfuls on the baking sheet dusted with flour (keep them separated because they will get bigger).
  4. Brush them with egg yolk and sprinkle with sugar or cinnamon (to taste).
  5. Bake at 180°C or 350°F for about 15 to 20 minutes.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Lidia Picard *
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Debbie
Debbie
I haven’t try this recipe yet but I’m looking for the one with anise seeds. Do you know that one?
1 year ago, Sunday, April 30, 2023
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Eddy
No I don't Debbie, sorry.
1 year ago, Sunday, April 30, 2023
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