Filhos Portuguese Donuts Recipe

Recipe Category: Portuguese

Filhos Portuguese Donuts Recipe


  • 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

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