Monday, March 25, 2013

Bolo-de-fuba Muffins


I simply loved my assignment for Secret Recipe Club this month!! My only regret was that I had to pick one recipe to showcase. Sally from Bewitching Kitchen had my blog as for assignment a few months ago. And being from Brazil honoured me by trying my pumpkin twist on the bolo-de-fuba with a nice tutorial on the lingo as well. I was delighted to be assigned her splendid blog this month. Honestly I would have loved to pick a dozen recipes. But I settled for her version of Bolo-de-fuba. I fancied the idea of using dessicated/sweetened coconut. Hope Sally will forgive me for turning them into muffins. It did seem a good idea for kids and also reduces the baking time.
They turned out as decadent as expected, the coconut gives a crunchy top and the layers inside are moist. An easy peasy recipe and enriched snack to add in your child's snack box.


Bolo-de-fuba Muffins

Ingredients-
1 cup cornmeal
100gms dessicated/sweetened shredded coconut
1 cup grated cheese
3 cups milk
4 eggs
1 cup sugar (alter according to taste)
1 tbs baking powder

Preparation-

  • Pre-heat oven.
  • Blend all the ingredients to form a smooth batter.
  • Pour into greased and dusted muffin trays.
  • Bake till you get a slightly browned top.
( I am not adding the temperatures for baking since they cause Centigrade/ Fahrenheit confusions according to my readers locations. So set according to your oven.)
Enjoy!
  

12 comments:

  1. Howdy Shirley! Yeap, it's been awhile since we last chat. Life has been pretty hectic after started working a year ago. Hopefully, will able to visit you all more often. Btw, this little cakes sound really delish.
    Have a great week ahead dear.((hugs))
    Best Regards, Kristy

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  2. I am THRILLED that you got my blog! And how nice to make the bolo de fuba' into muffins! Great idea, I am definitely going to follow your example... wait until I show my folks in Brazil, they will love it!

    thanks so much for the great write up!

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  3. Oooh... these sound so interesting. Grated cheese and sweetened coconut... who would ever think of that? They look and sound delicious though! Great pick!

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  4. Huge fan of coconut so will have to give these muffins a try! Great SRC Pick

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  5. This sounds and looks very interesting!

    Luv,
    Manju
    http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com/

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  6. Yum. I've never heard of these before. Great choice!

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  7. Yum!! This almost sounds like a cornbread type of muffins, delish!

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  8. Sweet and savory in the same muffin? Sounds delicious!!

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  9. These sound yummy! What kind of cheese did you use?

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  10. I've never heard of these before they do sound yummy! Great SRC pick!

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  11. That looks amazing! Great SRC pick, Karen

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  12. Delicious combination, looks tempting!
    MAHA

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