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Cashew and Potato Cake (Bolo Polana)

Bolo Polana, a Cashew and Potato Cake, is a traditional dessert in Mozambican cuisine. Polana is the name of a neighborhood in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital. This cake is a great example of the combination of Portuguese and Mozambique ingredients. The unique combination of cashews and potatoes yields a unbelievably rich cake with a smooth nutty flavor.
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Yellow Coconut Pudding (Cocada Amarela)

Cocada Amarela is a Yellow Coconut Pudding originating in Angola. It is a richly tasting dessert made principally from eggs and coconut and has a appetizing yellow color due to the egg yolks and a uniquely distinctive coconut taste. The dessert is a type of pudding and is usually best served while still slightly warm, although it can also be served chilled.
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Sweet Rolls (Arrufadas)

Arrufadas, or Pão de Deus, are signature Portuguese sweet bread rolls that are round and crispy, with a powdered sugar and coconut topping. They are traditional signature Portuguese sweet rolls that are seen throughout many pastry shops and are perfect for just about any occasion. They can also served well by slicing into halves and covered with a fruit spread.
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Passion Fruit Mousse (Mousse de Maracuja)

Passion Fruit Mousse, or Mousse de Maracuja, is a traditional signature Portuguese dessert. Maracuja is one of the most widely used ingredients in Portuguese cuisine because of its unique tangy flavor, and because of this is perfect for using to make many desserts. Mousse de Maracuja is a creamy mousse with this unique Passion Fruit flavor and is perfect for a easy to make dessert that is always sure to impress.
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Apple Tart (Tarte de Maçã)

‘Tarte de Maçã’, or Portuguese Apple Tart, is a signature of Portuguese dessert making. It combines fresh apples with a flaky crust and a slightly citrus lemon twist, to make a sweet and simple tart. This is a simple and quick dessert recipe for anytime that is perfect for serving with some ice cream and is always sure to please.
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