Portuguese Custard pie

2014-03-23
  • Servings : 12 slices
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 45m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h
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Serve this delicious dessert in a snack among friends. A creamy and delicious pie that everyone will want to taste…

Units: Metric / (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) sugar
  • 450 ml / (1 3/4 cups and 2 1/2 tablespoons) milk
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. In a bowl, dissolve the corn starch in 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) milk.

    Step 2


    1. In a saucepan, pour the remaining milk, lemon peel, cinnamon stick, the dissolved corn starch and sugar. Stir and bring to low heat, stirring occasionally. When starts boiling, remove the lemon peel and the cinnamon stick (reserve both). Turn off the heat and add the egg yolks one by one, stirring constantly. Add the lemon peel and the cinnamon stick and place back over low heat until obtain a creamy mixture, about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 3


    1. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Line a pie pan (approximately 24 centimeters / (9 1/2 inches)) with the pastry and prick the bottom with a fork.Portuguese Custard pie | Food From Portugal

    Step 4


    1. Turn off the heat and remove the lemon peel and the cinnamon stick. Pour the cream over the pastryPortuguese Custard pie | Food From Portugal and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

    Step 5


    1. Remove from oven, let cool and serve.

Nutrition facts per serving (12 slices):

Calories: 220
 
Total Fat: 10 g(15%)

 
Saturated Fat: 3 g(15%)
 
Cholesterol: 110 mg(37%)
 
Sodium: 75 mg(3%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 29 g(10%)
 
Protein: 4 g
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