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Pasteis de nata, little portuguese egg tarts

Dessert
12 servings
40 min
15 min
Easy
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Pasteis de Nata, little Portuguese egg tarts
 
Go all the way to Portugal to have these sweets little egg tarts, flavored with lemon and cinnamon.

Ingredients

Number of serving: 12
1 puff pastry sheet

1 cup milk

1 lemon peel

1/4 cup flour

3/4 cup sugar

1/3 cup water

4 egg yolks

Materials

12 pasteis de nata molds

Preparation

  • Step 1 - Pasteis de Nata, little Portuguese egg tartsRoll the puff pastry and slice it in 12 pieces.
  • Step 2 - Pasteis de Nata, little Portuguese egg tartsGrease your molds, and put a piece of pastry in each of them (as shown in the video). Press on it with your fingers to spread the dough in the mold.
  • Step 3 - Pasteis de Nata, little Portuguese egg tartsPut 2/3 cup of milk to heat with the lemon peel. Mix the flour with the milk that is left (1/3 cup). Once the milk starts to boil, add the milk+flour mix, and stir constantly using a whisk. The mix should thicken in a few minutes.
  • Step 4 - Pasteis de Nata, little Portuguese egg tartsPour this batter in a strainer to take the lemon peel and the clots out. Put the water and the sugar to heat in a pot.
  • Step 5 - Pasteis de Nata, little Portuguese egg tartsOnce it starts to boil, leave it for 4 minutes. Then, pour in a thin stream on the milk cream, while stirring. Leave to cool down for a few minutes.
  • Step 6 - Pasteis de Nata, little Portuguese egg tartsFinally add the egg yolks and stir well. Pour this batter into each mold, without reaching the rim.
  • Step 7 - Pasteis de Nata, little Portuguese egg tartsBake 15 minutes at 450°F (230°C)
  • Step 8 - Pasteis de Nata, little Portuguese egg tartsThere you are, your Pasteis de Nata are ready! You can sprinkle them with cinnamon!

Video

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