Portuguese Custard pie

Portuguese Custard pie

Serve this delicious dessert in a snack among friends. A creamy and delicious pie that everyone will want to taste…

Servings:: 12 slices
Prep Time:30 m
Cook Time:45 m
Total Time:1:15 h
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  • 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 200 grams (about 1 cup) granulated sugar
  • 450 ml (2 cups) milk
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick


  1. In a bowl, dissolve the corn starch in 50 ml (1/4 cup) milk.
  2. 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.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Line a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with the pastry and prick the bottom with a fork.Pie pan lined with puff pastry
  4. Turn off the heat and remove the lemon peel and the cinnamon stick. Pour the cream over the pastryPie filled with cream and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven, let cool and serve.
Portuguese Custard pie
Nutrition facts
Serves 12 slices
Per Serving:
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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