Cuque or cuca? Hmm…. how delightful! What matters is that it is very tasty regardless of the fruit. The one with strawberry presents a contrast in flavor between strawberry and the crumble topping. Irresistible! Be sure to check out the recipe tips.

Entering Bolo

  • 1 cup (tea) sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 cups of wheat flour, sifted
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 4 cups of sanitized and sliced ​​strawberries
  • Sanitized whole strawberries

Farofa Ingredients

  • 1 cup (tea) wheat flour
  • ¾ cup (tea) sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 level spoon (coffee) vanilla sugar

Farofa Preparation Method

  1. In a bowl, sift the flour, sugar and vanilla sugar.
  2. Add the butter and mix everything with your fingertips until you get crumbs.
  3. Refrigerate, reserving, until ready to use.

Cuca Preparation Mode

  1. Grease and flour a 30 cm x 20 cm baking dish. Reserve.
  2. Preheat the oven to medium temperature.
  3. Using a mixer, beat the egg yolks with the sugar until light.
  4. Add the butter and beat until well combined.
  5. Remove from the mixer and add the egg whites, mixing with a wooden spoon.
  6. Add the wheat flour, salt, vanilla, interspersing with the milk.
  7. Lastly, add the yeast and mix well.
  8. Place the dough in the pan and top with the sliced ​​strawberries.
  9. Cover everything with the flour and bake for approximately 40 minutes.
  10. Remove, wait to cool, decorate with whole strawberries and serve.

Mom Tips

The butter should be at room temperature. No replace butter with margarine.

Fresh strawberries can be replaced with syrup. Cook the strawberries with one cup of water and two cups of sugar.

Strawberries can be substituted for blackberries.

See also the grape cuca recipes and the southern cuca or cuque recipe


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