Broas Castelares (Portuguese Sweet Potato Cookies)

0 0
Broas Castelares (Portuguese Sweet Potato Cookies)

Share it on your social network:

Or you can just copy and share this url


3/4 pounds sweet potatoes scrubbed
3 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 lemon lemon zest

half of an orange orange zest
2-3 tablespoons Ginger finely chopped candied
1 cup coconut shredded dried
1 1/2 cups almond meal super fine blanched
3/4 cups finely ground Cornmeal
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2 large eggs
1/4 teaspoon orange blossom water (optional)
1 large Egg Yolks for brushing
  • Medium




How to Make Broas Castelares:

  1. Pierce the sweet potatoes all over with a fork and bake in the oven at 400° F for 45 minutes or until soft.
  2. Let them cool a few minutes then scrape out the flesh.
  3. Run the sweet potato flesh through a potato ricer.
  4. Place it in a small-medium pot with the sugar.
  5. Stir over a medium heat until the sugar has dissolved.
  6. Add the lemon zest, orange zest, and candied ginger.
  7. Turn up the heat to medium-high and simmer the mixture for 5 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent scorching.
  8. Remove from the heat and add all the remaining ingredients, except for the eggs, orange blossom water, and egg yolk.
  9. Stir to thoroughly combine.
  10. Then, add the eggs and orange blossom water and stir to thoroughly combined.
  11. Let the mixture cool, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight to let the flavors fuse and the dough firm up.

Broas Castelares

Chef's Pencil Staff

Our editorial team is responsible for the research, creation, and publishing of in-house studies, original reports and articles on food trends, industry news and guides.

Recipe Reviews

There are no reviews for this recipe yet, use a form below to write your review
Azevias de Natal
Formigos /Mexidos de Natal
Azevias de Natal
Formigos /Mexidos de Natal