I really love making bread and this recipe from Kintsu Kuroi, from the ‘Thermomix Owners UK’ Facebook group, does not disappoint.
Last year, while we were still living in Spain, we went on a road trip to Galica and Portugal. I remember seeing & smelling these rolls everywhere, and buying them each morning for breakfast.
I decided to make them this morning, and the smell took me back to the gorgeous little cafés you find everywhere in Portugal.
The children were delighted too.
200 g water
120 g milk
20 g butter
20 g fresh yeast or 2 tsp dried yeast
Pinch of sugar
500 g strong white flour and some extra for sprinkling
1.5 tsp salt
Add the water, milk, butter, yeast, and sugar to the bowl.
Heat for 2 mins/37 c/speed 2.
Add the flour and salt and knead for 3 mins/knead function.
Remove from the bowl to a powdered bowl and leave to rise for 40 mins or until it doubles in size.
Heat the oven to 180 c.
Once risen divide the dough into approximately 15 pieces.
Roll into a ball and flatten slightly.
Place the balls on a large baking tray, dusted with flour.
Sprinkle the top of the rolls with flour as well, and make a cut on the top with a sharp knife.
Leave the rolls to rise for 30 minutes then bake for 10-12.
When cooked remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool.
4 thoughts on “Portuguese Carcaças (Rolls)”
What do you classify as ‘strong white flour’ – would it be similar to baker’s flour?
Yes that’s right. In the UK it’s known as Strong or Extra Strong flour.
Thanks Emma, I look forward to making these, they look great. xo
No problem, enjoy !!!! X