Authentic Filhos Portuguese Donuts Recipe

Recipe Category: Portuguese

Authentic Filhos Portuguese Donuts Recipe

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. flour
  • 2 doz. eggs
  • 2 cubes butter or margarine
  • 2 yeast cakes
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 3/4 c. milk

Method

  1. Dissolve butter in lukewarm milk, then dissolve yeast cakes
  2. Beat eggs until very light, add to butter, yeast and milk mixture
  3. Mix remaining ingredients into liquid mixture, mixing well
  4. Let rise until double in size
  5. Stretch small amount of dough into shape, leaving a hole in the middle, fry in oil until browned on both sides
  6. Makes 80 good size Filhos

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