Once you taste these deep-fried puffs,you'll understand why the Portuguese are addicted to them and why the call them "dreams." Sonhos are popular two ways--drizzled with a thin sugar syrup (often flavored with raspberry, strawberry, apricot or orange) or dusted lavishly with cinnamon sugar.
|½||cup unsalted butter|
|1||cup sifted all-purpose flour|
|Vegetable oil or shortening for deep-fat frying (about 2 quarts oil or 2 pounds shortening)|
|½||cup sugar blend with 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (cinnamon/sugar)|