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Pudim de Queijo Recipe

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This recipe for Pudim de Queijo, by , is from Recipes from my Ancestors---Lara's Personal Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lara Abbott
Added: Wednesday, November 11, 2009


4 eggs
8 tablespoons of sugar
6 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 a stick of butter
1 tablespoon of corn starch

1. Preheat the oven to 350 F;
2. Make a rather medium-thick sugar syrup;
3. Butter six tall individual muffin tins;
4. Beat the eggs with the sugar and butter;
5. Mix in the cheese;
6. Pour the sugar syrup in the tins to line them well;
7. Pour in the egg/cheese mixture;
8. Put the tins in a water bath in the oven for about one hour.

Number Of Servings:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes, plus cooking time
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from my grandparents' cookbook. According to the notes my grandfather made, it can also be made with coconut in place of cheese.




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