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Pasteis de Nata- Portuguese Custard Tarts
Popular and loved for many years, these flaky bits of goodness are the perfect treat for when you have finished lunch or dinner and want a rich tiny treat to finish off the day. These are pastries that are filled with a warm and rich egg yolk mix that will give a full and sweet taste. With a touch of cinnamon, you'll find a homey taste to them. Best eaten when they're fresh, they have a beautiful full taste when they are still warm from the oven, so watch for stealing fingers as loved ones walk by the cooling racks.
Arroz Doce - Portuguese Rice Pudding
This creamy dessert dish is a staple in Portuguese dessert cuisine and a much loved dessert elsewhere in the world. Found in many different countries with almost as many variations, this is a diverse dessert that is perfect if you are just getting into them. A blend of rice, sugar, milk, cinnamon, and just a touch of lemon, this is the perfect idea for a warm summer evening after a great supper. Either hot or cold, the bold and creamy flavours seep through and energise your taste buds. After a bite, you'll see why this full-tasting, light dessert is just so popular.
Bola de Berlin - Portuguese Doughnut
What could be better than a crispy donut with a warm and creamy egg filling in the middle? Perfect for a sugary snack when on the go around the town, this is a great option for cleansing the palette before supper while still enjoying a beautiful morsel of sweetness. Small and meant to be eaten warm, these are a great treat for all ages, staying on the milder side of flavor for maximum love and appreciation, while maintaining a creamy and full taste that people have come to expect from all of the best Portuguese dessert options. Dive into a filling snack with these round doughnuts!
Leite Crème - Portuguese egg custard
If you're looking for something light, fluffy and sweet with your coffee or in between meals, this is a great option. This light creamy custard will help take the edge off the hunger and satisfy that sweet tooth in a light and cinnamon-themed way. The velvety texture of this much-loved dessert will calm the thirsty or scratchy throat and is perfect for those cool days when you need a little warm pick me up. Adding a tinge of lemon creates a fresh taste that will kick this recipe up to the next level. Loved around the world for its light taste and wonderful aroma, this is the perfect sweet snack between meals.
Bolo Rei – Portuguese Kings cake
If you are looking for a light flaky cake that will give the mouth some sugar without a heavy filling, this is a great option. Popular around the holidays due to a delicate taste and fruity flavor, this is a great piece to bring to friends and family during Christmas dinner, or anything else where a sweet dessert is needed. The cake is spongy and full of all sorts of nuts, fruits, etc that provide a rich taste. Powdered sugar can be add on top as a delicate touch if needed. If you want something spongy and sweet, this is the perfect option for you.