By Eddy − On Monday, September 26, 2016, 7 years ago in Snack Recipes
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Portuguese Tarts from Sintra Recipe


Tarts form Sintra are a traditional and signature Portuguese pastry.
Portuguese Tarts from Sintra Recipe


Preparation time 20 min
Cooking Time 10 min
Ready In 30 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings8

Ingredients

1.5 pounds “quejio fresco” fresh cheese1 pound sugar10 egg yolks1/2 tablespoon cinnamon1 cup flour3/4 cup water1/2 teaspoon salt
1.5 pounds “quejio fresco” fresh cheese1 pound sugar10 egg yolks1/2 tablespoon cinnamon1 cup flour3/4 cup water1/2 teaspoon salt
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 355 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Knead the flour with the water together with the salt until it is an even consistency.
  3. Use a roller to roll the dough very thinly and cut them into circular formed shapes.
  4. In a bowl, mix the fresh cheese, sugar, cinnamon and egg yolks well.
  5. Place the mixture into the dough formed shapes.
  6. Bake them in the oven on a greased baking sheet. Bake then until the centers are cooked, but still soft, for five to ten minutes.
  7. Remove them from the oven and sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com *
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