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Portuguese desserts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Portuguese desserts. Get inspired and try out new things.
This is the authentic Portuguese Custard Tarts recipe, used by a bakery in Lisbon. Use the 6 tips provided in the recipe to make a perfectly crisp and nicely browned custard tart without hassle.

This is the authentic Portuguese Custard Tarts recipe, used by a bakery in Lisbon. The recipe is easy to follow, a few tips will make your tarts a success.

Queijadas (Portuguese Custard Cupcakes)

Queijadas are custardy, sweet, and creamy Portuguese cupcakes with golden brown edges. If you like custardy desserts, you will love these!


  • 1 Lemon zester
  • 2 Lemons, Zest of
  • 4 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 3 1/4 cups Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Muffin pan
  • 1 stick Butter
  • 3 1/2 cups Whole milk
  • Wire whisk
9 Portuguese Desserts You Have To Try In Portugal

A delectable list of 9 Portuguese desserts that you must try on your trip to Portugal. Sure, we have the Pastel de Nata. But what are the 8 others?

Bolos de Arroz (Portuguese Rice Muffins) | Love and Olive Oil

1 · A traditional Portuguese muffin made with part rice flour, which gives the muffins a tender crumb with a buttery flavor and a hint of lemon, and a delightful crunchy sugar crust on top.


  • 1 tsp Lemon, zest
  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1 cup All-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 3/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 Pinch Kosher salt
  • 2/3 cup Rice flour
  • 1/3 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 scant cup Whole milk

(Updated in 2020) Serradura is Portuguese dessert that took off in Macau. Sweetened whipped cream layered with crushed cookie crumbs, then freeze. It’s like a hard vanilla ice cream, but better! All you need are 4 ingredients! “Serradura” means “sawdust” in Portuguese. Sawdust pudding may sound a bit unappetizing, but the sawdust actually refers to the cookie...Read More »


Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla paste or vanilla extract
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 30 Marie biscuits
  • 2/3 cup Condensed milk, sweetened
  • 2 cups Heavy whipping cream
Portuguese Egg Tart Recipe - Tasting Table

510 · 60 minutes · A crisp pastry shell houses creamy custard before baking until golden for this beloved Portuguese egg tart recipe from George Mendes. No plane ticket required.


  • 6 Egg yolks
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 2 1/4 cups Flour
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Egg tart molds
  • 1 1/2 sticks Butter, unsalted
  • 1 1/3 cup Water
  • 1 cup, plus 6 tablespoons, whole milk, divided
Malassadas ~ Portuguese Doughnuts

31 · 45 minutes · These malassadas, or Portuguese doughnuts are an irresistible dessert made with fried dough that's coated in cinnamon sugar. They're a treat that harkens back to my childhood.


  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 1 package Active dry yeast
  • 3 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1 1/3 cup Granulated sugar
  • 3/4 tsp Kosher salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Cooking spray, Nonstick
  • 1 Vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup Whole milk
  • 2 tbsp Water
Portuguese Donuts (Filhos) - Heirloom Oven

2 · 60 minutes · Filhos, is yeast dough that you drop in spoon fulls and fry then roll in sugar. Portuguese donuts. Some may call them Malassadas.


  • 6 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 4 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Shortening
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 Yeast
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Water
28+ Best Authentic Portuguese Recipes (From Dinner to Desserts)

Thanks to its location in Europe, Portuguese dishes feature different kinds of meat, fish, and seafood. The flavors are a blend of French, Mediterranean, and African influences.

42 Irresistible Portuguese Desserts And Pastries

Discover 42 Of The Best Portuguese Desserts And Pastries To Eat When You Visit Portugal. You'll Recognize Many But One Will Surprise You.

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This edamame recipe is the perfect appetizer for any meal. Simple, yet flavorful and packs in the bold flavors of shoyu, garlic, and mirin. Bet you can’t have just one.

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