By Eddy − On Sunday, December 23, 2018, 3 years ago in Dessert Recipes
3 out of 5 with 40 ratings
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Portuguese Sweet Egg Noodle Christmas Dessert Recipe

This classic and delicious Portuguese sweet egg noodle Christmas dessert (aletria) is served at Christmas and other festive occasions.
Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings6
Info
This classic and delicious Portuguese sweet egg noodle Christmas dessert (aletria) is served at Christmas and other festive occasions.
Ingredients
7 cups of whole milk6 egg yolks1 + 1/2 cups of sugar1 tsp of salt1 cinnamon stick2 pieces of lemon peel1 12 oz package of very fine egg noodles
7 cups of whole milk6 egg yolks1 + 1/2 cups of sugar1 tsp of salt1 cinnamon stick2 pieces of lemon peel1 12 oz package of very fine egg noodles
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Directions
  1. Pour milk, sugar, salt and cinnamon stick into a large pan and bring it to a boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Meanwhile, beat the egg yolks in a small bowl, slowly blend some heated milk into the eggs, stir and set aside.
  3. Break up the noodles and add them to the boiling milk.
  4. Stir constantly until the noodles are cooked and remove from the heat.
  5. Slowly add egg mixture into the cooked noodles and stir to incorporate.
  6. Turn off the heat (don't let the noodles boil) and remove from the heat.
  7. Remove the lemon peel and cinnamon stick.
  8. Pour the mixture into a large serving platter with at least 1 inch depth and sprinkle with cinnamon.
  9. Let it cool and store covered in the refrigerator until it's served.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Tia Maria's Blog, portuguesediner.com/tiamaria *

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Comments
Julie Cerqueira
Julie Cerqueira
Thank you for helping me what's a recipe me and my sister made it it came out great Merry Christmas to you and your family
7 months ago, Sunday, December 26, 2021
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Eddy
That is great to hear Julie, thank you for letting me know, Happy New Year.
7 months ago, Sunday, December 26, 2021
Kathy
Kathy
This is my first try at making Portuguese noodle pudding. I tried it years ago when a coworker brought it in…so good!! Turned out great even though I added the yolks into the milk right off the bat. I managed to fish out 5 out of the 6 and still turned out great!!
9 months ago, Sunday, October 17, 2021
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Eddy
Great to hear Kathy.
9 months ago, Sunday, October 17, 2021
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