Portuguese Egg Tarts

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 15 mins

Not the chinese egg tarts! It's another variation. The tops are suppose to be burnt. I got it from Leelee in jo's deli bakery site.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix well the egg and sugar.
  2. Add in the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  3. Leave aside for later use.
  4. Method for Oil Dough: Put all ingredients together to make into a dough.
  5. Keep in the fridge for abt 15 minutes Method for Dough: Put all ingredients into mixing bowl and mix to a dough.
  6. Method for assembling: Roll the dough to 1 cm thick and fold in the oil dough.
  7. Roll it to 2 single and 2 double fold.
  8. Keep in the fridge for 30 minutes Roll the dough to 1/2 cm thick and cut the size required.
  9. Put in the mould and pour in the egg filling and bake at 180C for 15 minutes Notes: The egg fillings is enough for 2 recipe of the dough.
  10. So if you are doing 1 whole recipe of the egg filling, then double the dough recipe.


Most Helpful

Hi hkjenn: well by the looks of this receipe it's definatly not "portuguese eggtarts ", but rather "pasteis de natas". I live here in portugal and have these often. Their absalutly delicious.

Mia #3 September 28, 2008

Hi hkjenn - In Portuguese they are called - Pasteis de Nata - I have my mother -in laws recipe for this! I also have a portugese cookbook with this recipe in it.

39741733 July 10, 2008

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