Fried Cake bites

Those cake bites are famous on every Brazilian grandma’s kitchen.


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 30 cakes

time: 30 minutes



1 large egg

5 tbs. sugar

1 pinch salt

1 cup milk

1 tbs. baking powder

1 ¼ cup all purpose flour, approximately

oil to fry

sugar and cinnamon to sprinkle on top



1 – Put the egg in a large bowl and mix well using a fork or a whisk. Add sugar and salt.

2 – Gradually, add the milk, stirring constantly.

3 – Add the flour slowly, mixing mixing until the dough is firm.

4 – Combine the baking powder and stir gently.

5 – Let the dough rest for 10 minutes with the bowl covered with a cloth.

6 – Using medium ice cream scoop, take small amounts of mass and drop over the hot oil.

7 – Fry until the cake is golden on all sides.

8 – Put on paper towel to remove excess oil and sprinkle sugar and cinnamon.


Tips and Options:

  • Add a piece of banana to fill the cakes before frying.
  • Serve with vanilla ice cream and hot fudge (chocolate, strawberry or caramel).

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