Pastéis de nata (Portuguese custard tarts)

A classic Portuguese custard tart with buttery pastry and a hint of cinnamon and lemon in the filling. Who could resist these delicious tiny treats? 

Put the tray at the bottom of the oven and bake for 5 mins. After 5 mins, turn the oven onto its grill setting and transfer the tarts to the top shelf. Grill for 2 mins until caramelised –...

  • Yield: makes 8
  • Cooking time: 25 Min
  • Rating: 1/5
  • Publisher: Bbcgoodfood.com

Ingredients

  • 175g unsalted butter Butter butt-errButter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an… , plus extra, melted, for greasing
  • 250g plain flour
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • peel of ½ an unwaxed lemon Lemon le-monOval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
  • 250ml milk Milk mill-kOne of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • peel of ½ an unwaxed lemon Lemon le-monOval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
  • 20g unsalted butter Butter butt-errButter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 organic egg yolks

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