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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.


(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
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
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

12 · 47 minutes · Pastel de nata (or Portuguese egg tart) is a 19th century small tart with a crispy puff pastry crust and a custardy pastry cream filling, presenting caramelized spots on top. This is the shortcut or easy dessert recipe that cuts the prep time quite a bit yet it tastes like the traditional treat.


  • 3 Egg yolks
  • 2 Eggs, large whole
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar, white
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 2 14 oz packages Puff pastry
  • 2/3 cup Heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup Whole milk
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.

Portuguese Rice Pudding (Arroz Doce)

This Portuguese Ride Pudding recipe is a delicious balance of creamy and sweet! Locally known as arroz doce, it's a traditional dessert from Portugal that's excellent served hot or straight from the fridge. Yum!

Queijadinhas – Portuguese Milk Tart | Suitcases And Serenity

A traditional Portuguese dessert in 3 simple steps.Delicious, quick, and easy Portuguese Milk Tart, Queijadas de Leite.A recipe the whole family will love and is sure to impress.it's impossible to stop at one.


  • 1 Lemon, Zest
  • 4 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/2 cups Plain flour
  • 1 3/4 cups Sugar
  • 100 g Butter
  • 1 Litre milk
Savor a taste of Portugal with these popular Portuguese desserts! From honey cake to rice pudding to donuts, you won't be able to resist these sweets!

5 · Savor a taste of Portugal with these popular Portuguese desserts! From honey cake to rice pudding to donuts, you won't be able to resist these sweets!


  • 1 Chocolate salami
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Apple cake
  • 1 Honey cake
  • 1 Portuguese carrot cake recipe
  • 1 Portuguese strawberry cheesecake recipe
  • 1 Roll, Orange
  • 1 Walnut and apple cake
  • 1 Xadrez cake
  • 1 Portuguese lemonade recipe
  • 1 Classic caramel flan
  • 1 Eggless chocolate mousse
  • 1 Serradura dessert
  • Arroz Doce (Portuguese Rice Pudding)
  • Azorean Biscoitos (Portuguese Biscuits Recipe)
  • Bolo de Amêndoa (Portuguese Almond Torte)
  • Bolo Nega Maluca (Brazilian Chocolate Cake)
  • Bolo Rei (Portuguese Kings Cake)
  • Bolos De Arroz (Gluten Free Portuguese Rice Cake)
  • Traditional Brigadeiros (Brazilian Fudge Balls)
  • Pão de Deus (Portuguese Bread)
  • Pao De Lo (Portuguese Sponge Cake)
  • Pastéis de Nata (Portuguese Custard Tarts)
  • Queijadas (Portuguese Cheesecake Tarts)
  • Receita De Gelado Com Morangos (Portuguese Strawberry Ice Cream)
  • Sonhos (Portuguese Doughnuts)

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Bolo de Nozes e açúcar mascavo
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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