Coscorões are a very typical Portuguese dessert during the Christmas season. They are sweet and crunchy fried dough pieces with a tasty and delicate orange flavor to them. They a have the addition of a delicious cinnamon finish. Crunchy and very tasty are perfect for enjoying during the Christmas season with a nice cup of tea/ coffee with your beloved ones and they are very much appreciated throughout the country - a delicacy always sure to impress.
• 500 gr of flour
• 3 eggs
• Orange zest
• 50 gr of sugar
• 50 gr of butter
• 50 gr of brandy
• Water and salt q.s.
Mix the sugar well with the butter. Add the eggs, the brandy, the flour and the salt and knead very well. Add water if necessary and knead until obtaining a smooth and elastic mass. Allow to stand for at least one hour.
Tender rectangles with the aid of the roll, in a thickness of 2 millimeters. Make two or three cuts in the middle. Fry in oil and dip them in sugar and cinnamon.
• 500 gr de farinha
• 3 ovos
• Raspa de laranja
• 50 gr de açúcar
• 50 gr de manteiga
• 50 gr de aguardente
• Água e sal q.b.
Misturar bem o açúcar com a manteiga. Adicionar os ovos, a aguardente, a
farinha e o sal e amassar muito bem. Adicionar água se necessário e
amassar até obter uma massa lisa e elástica. Deixar repousar durante,
pelo menos, uma hora.
Tender rectângulos com o auxílio do rolo, numa espessura de 2
milímetros. Fazer dois ou três cortes no meio. Fritar em óleo e passar por
açúcar e canela.