Bolo Rei – Christmas King Cake

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Bolo Rei (The King’s Cake) is a must-have in any Portuguese Christmas, I personally not a fan of the candied fruit, but everyone in my family loves it. This year I decided to bake our own. This recipe is from a very well-known Portuguese’s cook, she is known as the Portuguese Julia Child, Maria de Lourdes Modesto.


750 g flour
30 g baker’s yeast
150g of butter
150g sugar
150 g of candied fruits
150g dried fruit
4 eggs
1 lemon
1 orange
1 dl port wine
1 tablespoon of salt

For method click HERE.

Ingredientes em Português:

750 g de farinha
30 g de fermento de padeiro
150g de manteiga
150g de açúcar
150 g de frutas cristalizadas
150g de frutos secos
4 ovos
1 limão
1 laranja
1 dl vinho do porto
1 colher de sopa de sal

Para ver o método clica AQUI.

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