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Tarts form Sintra are a traditional and signature Portuguese pastry.
Preparation time:
20 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
30 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Tarts from Sintra Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Tarts from Sintra Recipe

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Posted in: Snack Recipes
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
5 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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1.5 pounds “quejio fresco” fresh cheese1 pound sugar10 egg yolks1/2 tablespoon cinnamon1 cup flour3/4 cup water1/2 teaspoon salt * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Preheat the oven to 355 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Knead the flour with the water together with the salt until it is an even consistency.
  3. Use a roller to roll the dough very thinly and cut them into circular formed shapes.
  4. In a bowl, mix the fresh cheese (recipe here), sugar, cinnamon and egg yolks well.
  5. Place the mixture into the dough formed shapes.
  6. Bake them in the oven on a greased baking sheet. Bake then until the centers are cooked, but still soft, for five to ten minutes.
  7. Remove them from the oven and sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com *
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