Bolos Lêvedos (Portuguese Muffins)

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2021

Once you have these Portuguese breakfast treats around the house, you’ll find dozens of ways to enjoy them.

SERVESMakes 8 muffins

TIME1½ hours, plus 2½ hours rising and cooling

Bolos Lêvedos (Portuguese Muffins)

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Though they look a lot like English muffins, these Portuguese “cakes” (“bolos” means “cakes” and “lêvedos” means “leavened”), originally from the Azores, are denser and richer, with a fair amount of sweetness and a rich crumb thanks to whol...

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