Portuguese orange doughnuts

Sweets are a must on festive seasons. These Portuguese orange doughnuts are no exception and are often prepared during the Christmas season.

Portuguese orange doughnuts on a platter

Unlike some sweets, these Portuguese orange doughnuts are very simple to make and have excellent presentation! Bon appetit!!!

INGREDIENTS FOR THIS RECIPE

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this recipe:

Eggs
Orange zest
Orange juice
All-purpose flour
Granulated sugar
Baking powder
Vegetable oil

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

HOW TO MAKE PORTUGUESE ORANGE DOUGHNUTS:

Step 1: Beat the eggs with the sugar and the orange zest until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Pour the orange juice and beat for 2 to 3 minutes until it's nicely incorporated. Add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until creamy.

Step 2: Heat the oil on a deep fryer. When the oil is hot, add small portions of the dough with a spoon and fry them until golden. When they are fried, remove them with a skimmer and place on a plate with absorbent paper.

Step 3: Place the sugar on a plate, coat the dreams in the sugar and serve.

Portuguese orange doughnuts

Portuguese orange doughnuts on a platter

Sweets are a must on festive seasons. These Portuguese orange doughnuts are no exception and are often prepared during the Christmas season.

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Category: Desserts, Quick & easy, Recipes
Cuisine:
Difficulty:
Servings:: 10 units
Prep Time: 15 m
Cook Time: 15 m
Total Time: 30 m
Ingredients: cinnamon, eggs, flour, orange, orange juice, sugar

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • Zest of one orange
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) orange juice
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Sugar
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Directions

  1. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the eggs together with the sugar and the orange zest until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Pour the orange juice and beat for 2 to 3 minutes until it's nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until creamy.
  2. Heat the oil on a deep fryer. When the oil is hot, add small portions of the dough with a spoon and fry them until golden. When they are fried, remove them with a skimmer and place on a plate with absorbent paper.
  3. Place the sugar on a plate, coat the dreams in the sugar and serve.
Portuguese orange doughnuts
Nutrition facts
Serves 10 units
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 147
Total Fat 1 g(1%)
Saturated Fat 0.5 g(2%)
Cholesterol 33 mg(11%)
Sodium 14 mg(1%)
Total Carbohydrate 32 g(12%)
Protein 3.5 g
 

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