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Angel's Chins -Papos de Anjos

Papos de Anjos, is one convent sweet according to oral history of how nuns in the convent utilized the egg yolks that remained after using the egg whites to stiffen their habits.  True or not, convent sweets became very popular with some…

Trutas (Sweet Potato Pastry)

Makes about 3 1/2 dozen Very popular around Christmas, this pastry is very similar to another pastry called Azeveias. Read the recipe through to make sure you have all the ingredients. Though it is a little bit of work, it is worth the while.…

Wine Cake (Bolo de Vinho)

2 cups sugar 1 cup butter, room temperature 4 eggs, separated 1 cup red or white wine 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder Greased and floured 10-inch tube pan Preheat oven to 350ºF.  Using the…

Sweet Puff Pillows - Travesseiras

Serve this for your sweetheart! This delicately light pillow of puff pastry is filled with the traditional egg sweet cream but you can update it by using a custard cream, lemon curd, chocolate cream or whatever suits your fancy. The…