Makes A Good Amount
Takes 3 hours
Delfina, Desert, Portuguese

An ABSOLUTE treat! Great for the holidays or just to bring a little extra joy into your home.


  • 2 Packages Yeast
  • 2 ½ Cup Water
  • 5 Eggs (beaten)
  • Peel of 1 lemon
  • 1 Rounded Table Spoon Salt
  • 3 Pounds Flour
  • 1 Cube Butter


  1. Mix yeast and salt in 1/2 cup water.
  2. Add Eggs, butter and lemon peel, mix with 1 cup of water.
  3. Add flour slowly, knead until bread dough consistency adding remaining water as needed.
  4. Let rise.  
  5. Role out and cut into rectangles of even size.
  6. Cut inch wide strips down center leaving a inch connection at either side of pastry.
  7. Fry in vegetable oil over Med/High heat.
  8. Remove from oil when golden brown, and place on paper towel to drip.
  9. While still hot, sprinkle with Cinnamon/sugar.  
  10. Serve warm.





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