Wednesday 11 February 2009

Portuguese egg pudding

This is a traditional portuguese pudding usually cooked to celebrate a special day like a wedding day, christmas, birthday or a family reunion.
Now is in almost every restaurants in Portugal as an everyday dessert.
4 cups of milk
12 eggs
3 cups of sugar
1 tbsp of flour
zest of a lemon
caramel sauce
Preheat oven to 400 degreesF (200º C).
In a bowl beat the eggs until frothy.
Combine the sugar the flour and the lemon zest and beat the mixture into the eggs. Add the milk and mix again.
Pour the caramel into an ovenproofmold, rolling it aroud the sides to coat the mold evenly.
Pour the custard into the caramelized mold.
Place the mold in a larger pan and add water to come halfway up the sides of the mold.
Bake for 1 hour or until a knife inserted in the center of the custard comes out clean.
Cool the room temperature. Then place it in refrigerator tree hours.
Unmold the pudding on a reving plate.


  1. May i know the recipe is for how many people?

  2. Hi, what is the pots name to make the pudding?

    1. I like using a bundt cake pan.

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  4. I love this it reminds me of my grandmas pudding..... LOVE IT

  5. Caramel sauce recipe to go with it.

  6. I too would like the recipe for the caramel sauce