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Origin: Portugal
Pasteis de nata – Portuguese custard tart
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This is a homemade portuguese custard tart. These small tart are easy and fast to prepare. They might not look so special but taste wonderful. They have a crispy shell of puff pastry filed with a wonderful taste of vanilla.

Ingredient List for 6 servings:
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1 Puff pastry roll
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4 Egg yellows
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1 Egg
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50 gr Corn flour
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400 ml Milk
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80 gr Sugar
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3 tablespoons Fresh lemon juice
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2 tablespoons Vanilla extract
Oven temperature:
190 degrees Celsius
Instructions:
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Grease lightly the hole of a muffin tin.
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Preheat the oven at 190 degreese Celsius.
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Pour in a casserole, sugar, milk and cornflour and mix until it is smooth.
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Reduce to medium heat and stir until mixture thickens to a smooth cream.
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Remove the casserole from the stow and stir in the vanilla extract. Add the egg and egg yellows and mix well.
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Put the mixture in a bowl to cool down and cover with plastic film to prevent skin to form on the surface.
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Unroll the puff pastry, stretch the pastry in a thin layer, then roll the pastry tightly into a log and cut about 12 to15 circles.
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On a lightly floured surface, roll each puff pastry circle into a thin disc (approx. 10 to 12cm) and press the pastry discs into the muffin tin.
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Make sure that the puff pastry is very thin because they thicken during cooking.
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Pour batter and cook for approx 25mins or until the surface is caramelized and crispy.
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Take them out and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.
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