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Doce filhos.jpg
TypeFried dough
Place of originPortugal
Main ingredientsFlour, eggs, pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon

A Filhó (or filhós in plural) is a traditional dessert in Portugal.[1]

Filhós are usually made by forming balls from a mixture of flour and eggs. When the dough has risen, the balls are deep fried and sprinkled with a mixture of sugar and cinnamon.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Volker Poelzl (15 October 2009). CultureShock! Portugal: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette. Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd. p. 153. ISBN 978-981-4435-62-8.
  2. ^ Ana Patuleia Ortins (20 October 2015). Authentic Portuguese Cooking: More Than 185 Classic Mediterranean-Style Recipes of the Azores, Madeira and Continental Portugal. Page Street Publishing. pp. 289–290. ISBN 978-1-62414-195-9.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Filhós at Wikimedia Commons