Toucinho Do Ceu (Heavenly Fat)

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    ounces sugar
  • 4
    ounces water
  • 8
    ounces finely ground almonds
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • cinnamon, to taste (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 325F.; lightly grease 9” pie dish.
  • Place sugar and water in a saucepan, bring slowly to boil; boil rapidly for 5-10 minutes until syrup sticks to a spoon. Remove from heat, allow cool slightly; add almonds and egg yolks and mix well.
  • Return to a low heat and cook, stirring until slightly thickened.
  • Add cinnamon, if using.
  • Transfer to prepared pie dish and bake for 45 minutes or until firm.
  • Allow to cool before serving.
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