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This absolutely delicious recipe for Portuguese lemon milk cream recipe (receita de leite de creme) takes less than 30 minutes to make.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
25 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Lemon Leite de Creme Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Lemon Leite de Creme Recipe

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Posted in: Dessert Recipes
Sat, Jan 11, 2020, 12:30
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4 and 1/4 cups of milk (1 liter)6 egg yolks1 cup of sugar1/3 cup of cornstarch1 lemon (peel only)Sugar, to sprinkle
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    1. In a pan, pour the milk and strips of the lemon peel, bring to a boil and put aside.
    2. In a bowl, beat sugar with the cornstarch, add egg yolks and beat again.
    3. Add the milk and stir constantly until all the ingredients are well mixed.
    4. Return to heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
    5. Remove from heat, remove the lemon peel, put into individual bowls and let it cool.
    6. When serving, sprinkle with sugar and burn with a kitchen torch.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: paginareceitaspt.blogspot.com


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