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Sunday, June 13, 2021
This delicious Portuguese grandma's pudding (pudim da avózinha) is the best pudding you will ever eat.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
50 min
Ready In:
1 h 5 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Grandma's Pudding Recipe

Portuguese Grandma's Pudding Recipe

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Posted in: Desserts
Mon, May 17, 2021, 06:09
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2 and 1/2 cups of cream (10%)2 lemons, peel only3 tablespoons of sugar1 and 1/2 cups of condensed milk8 eggs1 tablespoon of cornstarchZest of 1 lemonLiquid caramel (to taste)
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    1. Pour the cream in a saucepan with the lemon peel and sugar and bring to a boil.
    2. Remove from the heat and let it cool.
    3. Preheat the oven to 170ºC or 340ºF.
    4. In a bowl pour the condensed milk, the eggs, the cornstarch flour and the lemon zest and mix everything with a wire whisk.
    5. Discard the lemon peels in the warm cream and pour the cream over the the condensed milk preparion, stirring constantly.
    6. Pour this preparation into the previously caramelized pudding form and bake in a water bath for about 50 minutes.
    7. Remove from the oven and unmold only once cold.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdeportugal.com


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