Authentic Brazilian Bolo Baeta Recipe

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Authentic Brazilian Bolo Baeta Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 25, 2023

Learn how to make the traditional Brazilian Bolo Baeta, a rich and moist milk cake that is perfect for any occasion. Made with simple ingredients and a spongy texture, this cake is sure to become a favorite. Enjoy the delightful flavors of this Brazilian classic with your family and friends.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a round cake pan.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  3. Add in the milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  4. Sift the flour and baking powder into the mixture. Stir until just combined.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the cake cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  8. Transfer the cake to a wire rack and allow it to cool completely before serving.
  9. Slice and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Bolo Baeta is a traditional Brazilian cake that originated in the state of Minas Gerais.
  • It is known for its moist and fluffy texture, made possible by the use of milk in the batter.
  • The word 'baeta' refers to a type of fabric with a soft texture, which is comparable to the softness of this cake.