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Portuguese egg tarts

I am always an egg tart lover, especially Portuguese egg tarts. 

To satisfy my tarts cravings, I tried to make my own Portuguese tarts yesterday.

Here are the ingredients: 
(Recipe for 18 small tarts)
120g UHT whipping cream
120g sugar 
4 egg yolks
2 tbsp cornflour 
520g full-fat fresh milk (I used normal full cream milk)
1 tsp vanilla extract
6 frozen puff pastry shells

Steps to make the custard filling:
1. Whisk cream, sugar, yolks, milk and cornflour till smooth.  


2. Stir over medium-low heat until the mixture is thick enough to coat the pot thinly.


3. Then place the pot in water-bath. Add vanilla extract. Stir until the mixture is half-cool. Leave to cool completely. 


4. Preheat oven to 250°C. At the mean time prepare the pastry base. I used the ready-made puff pastry and it saves my time, a lot. And I am using the small muffin tray.


5. This is the puff pastry I bought from a local bakery shop. Comes in 10 pieces per pack for RM 9, I used only 6 pieces to make 18 small tarts. The pastry is thick so I actually divide each pieces into 2-3 individual sheets.


6. Fill each shells with the custard mixture. Not too full to avoid over flow when baking.


7. Bake for about 30-35 minutes.


8. And finally..........
Don't worry about the burnt custard, that's the unique look of Portuguese tarts ;)

The pastry is crispy, and the custard is smooth, creamy and sweet, almost perfect!

Care for some for tea time? :p

Comments

  1. 我也喜欢吃蛋挞,当然有选择什么样的蛋挞,然后你这一个却是我爱的之一!!!喜欢!你很厉害,还会自己做〜而且还很漂亮啊〜

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    1. 嗯我也很喜欢!

      呵呵谢谢阿!

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  2. Yummy! Yummy! I love these tarts!

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    1. I tried the real Portuguese egg tarts in Macau twice and they were good! Your tarts looked exactly like theirs. When will you open a bakery shop???

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    2. Aiyo don't tease me la TM!!
      But thanks, I love these tarts too!

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  3. 我不喜欢吃蛋挞!但是我喜欢葡京蛋挞!

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  4. I love Portuguese egg tarts! I will bookmark this page. Yours look lovely.

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    1. Thanks mummy Gwen, happy trying!!

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  5. you've been pretty bz experimenting in the kitchen lately, must try this recipe soon.

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    1. Haha yea, just to sharpen my baking skills~

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  6. Portuguese egg tart,我的最爱!!!
    有没有tart 皮的 recipe?
    我这里找不到 puff pastry,呜呜呜~~

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    1. 宅妈,我send去你的hotmail了~

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    2. 我收到了,谢谢你哦!!

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    1. 嘻嘻以你的技巧,我相信你也可以做到的!

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  8. Another home food adventurer...

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  9. I dont mind having tea with you :)

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  10. wa..nice o! I decided to quit coffee for a while..but do not mind having this tart with hot milo..:D

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  11. fuyoh, your baking mojo really comes back, a major come back indeed!! great that you find time to bake and enjoy it so much..

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    1. portuguese egg tart!! that reminds me of about 20 years ago, the portuguese egg tart stir up the whole nation.. everyone was crazy about queuing to buy them from bakery shops!! haha.. just like the donuts and bubble tea lately..

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    2. i think i like that that time lah, now the trend was over, don't really super duper fancy lah.. but if go to Macau then sure must try, and i also tried that when i went to Lisbon..

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    3. looks good woh, though the pastry like shrunk a bit due to overnight like that, muahahaha!! BTW, i thought need to do extra step to burn the top using those "fire gun"?? you just could get that done in the oven ah??

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    4. SK, hehe yea, a major come back! You know I am glad that the mojo is here for so long!

      Yea that was in the beginning ma, sure very 'laku'!

      Yaya I heard must try the Macau tarts!

      The pastry shrunk cause it's cold already.. But still taste good.

      Err fire gun, not necessary la, I am not making creme brulee.. Just bake in oven and it'll achieve the similar effects.

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  12. I wouldnt mind tasting hem if i were thre... Haha..

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  13. Wow.... Nice. My son's fav too.......

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  14. yummy yummy yummy .... no other thing I can say (starving waiting for mr bff to dabao something for tea time, I'm stuck in the office T_T )

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    1. Ok I hope your mr bff got you something to eat on time.

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  15. LOL!!! I'd just go to the bakery and buy...available at most of them here.

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    1. Sure available, but homemade is always the best, keke..

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    1. Come to grap one for my tea break!!! kaka...

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    2. I love this as well, such a perfect tea time snack right!

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  17. Oh I'm gonna try making this one day!

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  18. Oooh, yummies! Egg tart's my favorite!

    As to using the ready-made pastry, it'd be like what the Taiwanese folks would say, 懒人的做法. =) I've tried doing a quiche pastry from scratch, and my hands were all buttery and tired from all the kneading...

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    1. Yep, 懒人的做法, it saves so much time.

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  19. Yummy! I love tarts too! I like it when it's freshly baked! Crispy and smooth filling!

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    1. Yep, best to eat when it's still hot!

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  20. Yummy, Yummy, love this!!! =]

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  21. 我也喜欢蒲试tart!!你好厉害呢〜

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    1. the look so delicious leh....

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    2. Aiyo paiseh ar! All into the stomach already :p

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  23. I love Portuguese egg tarts too. Just had some yesterday at KFC haha ;)

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  24. wah yummy, I love Portuguese egg tarts leh. Like the pasty skin compared to traditional egg tart.

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  25. Great post, fantastic cookies :) Regards

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  26. 蒲试tart我喜欢不过还是最喜欢酥皮蛋挞~~~
    做得不错呢~ like

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  27. I cannot sleep at this hour so I blog-hopped. Now you are making my tummy growl :P

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    1. Haha :p

      By the way, I still have problems leaving comments on your blog Barb!!
      All the comments went missing after I hit the submit button :(

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  28. I love it as well but I'm lazy to bake, hehe, would u mind to share some with me? =)

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  29. Love these tarts too. Must try to make them soon:D

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