Filhoses de Abóbora
  1. PEEL pumpkin, remove seeds and cut into 1”x1” squares.
  2. BOIL pumpkin with a pinch of salt until soft but not mushy. Once cooked, drain all water and pat pumpkin dry with a cloth.
  3. LET sit overnight in a sealed container.
  4. COMBINE pumpkin with sugar, flour, baking powder, 2 eggs and 4 yolks until it forms a dough.
  5. LET sit for 15 minutes then form into small balls, about the size of a tangerine.
  6. HEAT vegetable oil until almost (but not quite) sizzling.
  7. Drop in dough balls, rotating periodically, until fried through. Once finished, place on a paper towel covered plate to cool.
  8. ROLL the balls in sugar and cinnamon, once cooled, until lightly coated.
  9. SERVE and enjoy!