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Pasteis de Nata Recipe

Pasteis de nata is a Portuguese egg custard tart pastry, which is heavenly delicious. The famous pasteis de nata come from a small monastery outside of Lisbon. I have made it's vegetarian version.

  • Prep time:
  • 10mins
  • cook time:
  • 30mins
  • serves:
  • 6

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Level : Moderate

Cuisine : Portuguese

Course : Dessert


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Ingredients For Pasteis de Nata Recipe

  • 1. For custard, make a sugar syrup from sugar and water, adding a cinnamon stick.
  • 2. Mix custard powder in water.
  • 3. Add this mixture to sugar syrup, mix well to avoid lumps, and cook on low heat till it thickened.
  • 4. Take flour in a bowl and add chopped butter, mix well.
  • 5. Add very cold water as needed to knead a tight dough.
  • 6. Divide dough into 2 parts and roll out with a rolling pin.
  • 7. Place them on top of each other, Tightly roll the sheets into a log.
  • 8. Cut the log into 6 evenly sized pieces, and place one piece in each of the 6 wells of the muffin tin using your thumb to press outwards to form a cup.
  • 9. Fill each pastry cup 3/4 of the way to the top with custard, put the tray in the oven and bake until the custard starts to caramelize and the pastry goes golden brown.
  • 10. Delicious Pasteis de Nata (custard tart) is ready to indulge your sweet tooth.

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