CDWM SA - Ep.11 - Tony's - Dessert

Tony’s Pasteis de Nata (Portuguese Custard Tartlets)


Serves: 4 people (makes 12)

Preparation time: 60 min

  • 600 g puff pastry
  • 1 large lemon, zested
  • 7 large eggs, separated
  • 500 g sugar
  • 60 g flour
  • 500 ml milk
  • 250 ml water

Preparation method

  • In saucepan, add water and sugar. Heat gently, stirring until sugar melted.
  • In separate saucepan, add milk, flour and lemon zest. Heat gently, stirring until thick and smooth.
  • Add sugar water to milk mixture to make custard. Stir well and set aside to cool.
  • Preheat oven to 220 C.
  • Roll out pastry, re-roll into swiss roll and cut into 2 cm sections.
  • Add pastry to moulds and spread in.
  • Add egg yolks to custard mixture and mix well.
  • Pour into pastry moulds, bake 20 min.
  • Remove from oven, allow to cool and serve with shot of espresso.