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    Portuguese Custard Cupcakes

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    Total Time:

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    1 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    1 hrs

    Chef Gorete's Note:

    This is a different take on the traditional Portuguese custard cupcake.

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    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 300°F Grease cupcake tins with butter.
    2. 2
      Beat the eggs until lemon coloured. Add the sugar and butter and continue to beat until thick, then add the lemon rind.
    3. 3
      Pour warm milk into egg mixture while continuing to beat. Once blended, fold in the flour until well mixed.
    4. 4
      Fill the tins half way up and bake for approximately 1 hour, or until a tester inserted comes out clean.
    5. 5
      Cool in pans on a rack. Cupcakes will sink during the cooling process.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 08, 2014


      Yum! These little cakes were sweet silky and delicious - and they were so easy to make. The flour in the mix forms a light crust at the base and the centres are lovely and "custardy". We loved them - made for spring PAC 2014

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    Nutritional Facts for Portuguese Custard Cupcakes

    Serving Size: 1 (1548 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 166.7
    Calories from Fat 48
    Total Fat 5.4 g
    Saturated Fat 3.2 g
    Cholesterol 36.9 mg
    Sodium 55.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 28.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    Sugars 22.9 g
    Protein 2.2 g

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    lemon zest

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