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Portuguese Fried Bread Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Portuguese Fried Bread

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"Goes well with meat and soup dishes."

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Original recipe makes 16 - 24 fry breads Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    30 mins


  1. Whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Add milk, and mix well. Divide dough into balls. Pat out on a flat, floured surface to 1/2 inch thick.
  2. Fry in 1/2 inch hot oil, browning both sides. Serve warm.
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  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 14, 2003

I'll make this again! This has a good taste and fine texture. It's good with butter and honey. Next time I might cut the sugar in half.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 17, 2010

bread? no... fired biscuit. thanks anyway

Jul 13, 2003

I was really impressed with this bread. I made the dough balls small, just bigger than a golf ball. Next time, I'll try them bigger. They had a nice flavor, good texture. They were just as wonderful when they were cold, tasted even sweeter! I wasn't in the kitchen very long, I like that! Thank you for sharing this recipe. :)

Apr 14, 2003

This is a very good recipe. I made it for a potluck a couple of weeks ago and it went over great. I made a double recipe and there was none left. I was making it when my daughter got home from school, I had her try a piece and then had to keep her out of it. I had to promise to make it again for us. I made the mistake of rolling out the dough, it makes them kind of hard and chewwy. We liked ours best when it was soft and chew. Good recipe, you should try it.

Dec 24, 2008

Like fry bread, only just a tad sweeter. I fried them in hot grease and rolled in cinnamon-sugar and we ate them like donuts. Oh, so good.

Feb 02, 2005

What a wonderful recipe! We've made these as is and with several variations - add a handful of chopped fresh basil or some parmesan cheese, garlic powder/salt, chopped onion etc. Possibilities are endless and they are super fast and easy. Thank you!

Sep 21, 2007

This bread is all about texture and what you can do with it. Eat it with jelly, or add ingredients to it like green onions and cheese, or eat it with gravy! I could go on because the possibilities are endless!!! Crisp on the outside, chewy on the inside! Oh so good!!!

Feb 17, 2006

This bread is WONDERFUL! My husband asks me to make it every time he makes his spicy chili! Would of given it more than 5 stars because it is sooo EASY and YUMMY! Thanks for the recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 118 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 169 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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