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Portugese sweet rolls?

TinLizzie | Feb 23, 2008 06:06 PM

This post is more in line with your regular topics than my first one.

Many, many years ago, when my girls were still in grammar school, we went on a vacation to Massachussetts. In the greater New Bedford area, there is a fair-sized Portugese population, and a few of their bakeries.

Our hostess treated us to some most delicious sweet rolls called "Malasadas." (spelling is guesswork.)

Since then, I have scoured the So. San Francisco/Daly City/Pacifica area, as well as Half Moon Bay, in search of a Portugese bakery. No luck.

I now live out by Antioch in the far eastern side of Contra Costa County. Has anyone ever heard of these sweet rolls, eaten them, or know where I can buy some?

Thanks for any info...


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