By Eddy − On Sunday, October 8, 2017, 5 Years ago in Snack Recipes
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Portuguese Carrot Tarts Recipe

These Portuguese carrot tarts  are perfect for a snack, on the run or a lunch-box treat, enjoy.
Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In 50 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings6
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These Portuguese carrot tarts are perfect for a snack, on the run or a lunch-box treat, enjoy.
Ingredients
1 lb of carrots2 eggs1 cup of sugarZest from 1/2 a lemon1/4 cup of margarine3 tablespoons of cornstarch1 cinnamon stick
1 lb of carrots2 eggs1 cup of sugarZest from 1/2 a lemon1/4 cup of margarine3 tablespoons of cornstarch1 cinnamon stick
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Directions
  1. Begin by cooking the peeled carrots in water with salt and the cinnamon stick.
  2. Once the carrots are cooked, drain and remove the cinnamon stick.
  3. Puree the carrots.
  4. Melt the margarine and let it cool.
  5. Beat the carrot puree with the sugar, the egg yolks, the lemon zest and the margarine in a mixer.
  6. Add the cornstarch flour and stir.
  7. Beat the 2 egg whites and add it to the mixture, mix it well.
  8. Divide the mixture in greased cupcake pan with cups dusted with flour.
  9. Place it in a preheated oven at 200 ºC or 390 ºF .
  10. After 15 minutes reduce the temperature to 180 ºC or 350 ºF. 
  11. Bake for about 40 minutes.
  12. After 40 minutes test it with a toothpick, if it comes out dry, they are ready.
  13. Remove them from the oven.
  14. Let them cool and unmold.
Recipe & Photo Credit: desabafosemaluquices.blogspot.pt *

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Comments
Dolores Rose
Dolores Rose
Is it corn flour or cornstarch that is used in the recipe?
6 Months ago, Saturday, January 22, 2022
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Eddy
Cornstarch.
6 Months ago, Saturday, January 22, 2022
Francis Bercher
Francis Bercher
Don't see cinnamon stick listed in the ingredients?
6 Months ago, Thursday, January 20, 2022
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Eddy
Thank you Francis, I have updated the recipe.
6 Months ago, Friday, January 21, 2022
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