Portuguese Cupcakes (Queijadas)

Portuguese Cupcakes (Queijadas)


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About this recipe: An authentic and easy recipe for Portuguese cupcakes. They are absolutely delicious, especially warm out of the oven. Try serving them with fresh fruit or coconut on top.

Scotty Carreiro

Serves: 18 

  • 3 eggs
  • 400g caster sugar
  • 45g unsalted butter
  • 100g plain flour
  • 475ml milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
  2. In a liquidiser, combine eggs, sugar and butter. Blend until smooth. Pour in flour and milk, a little at a time, blending until smooth again. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Pour into muffin tins, filling 3/4 full. Bake in preheated oven 45 minutes, until golden brown. Serve hot or cold.

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my ones were horrible and burnt and still not cooked in the middle! - 03 Feb 2013

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