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Molotov Flan (Pudim Molotov)

Pudim Molotov, or Molotov Flan, is a signature and very traditional egg white flan in Portuguese dessert making. Pudim Molotov originated as a way to use the unused egg whites in desserts. It is a light dessert that is the perfect amount of smooth and sweet. It is very simple and easy to make.
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Apple Tart (Tarte de Maçã)

‘Tarte de Maçã’, or Portuguese Apple Tart, is a signature of Portuguese dessert making. It combines fresh apples with a flaky crust and a slightly citrus lemon twist, to make a sweet and simple tart. This is a simple and quick dessert recipe for anytime that is perfect for serving with some ice cream and is always sure to please.
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Portuguese Egg Threads (Fios de Ovos)

‘Fios de Ovos’ are a signature dish in Portuguese dessert making. They are basically sweet egg yolks drawn into thin strands like pasta which are cooked in sugar syrup. They are an integral element of both Portuguese and Brazilian cuisine. Like many other egg-based Portuguese sweets,they are believed to have been created by Portuguese monks and nuns around the 15th century. They are very simple, easy to make and sure to impress.
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Portuguese Coconut Kisses (Bolinhos de Coco)

Bolinhos de Coco, or Portuguese Coconut Kisses are one of the most traditional sweets in Portuguese dessert making. They are small bit size coconut treats of joy, perfect for those with a sweet tooth like myself. They are really simple to make and can be made in a jiffy if you are in a rush to make a really great dessert which is sure to impress.
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Orange Flan (Pudim de Laranja)

Flans are one of the best aspects of Portuguese dessert making. Pudim de Laranja, or Orange Flan is one of my favorite variations on Portuguese flans. The wonderful smooth texture of the flan really complements the orange citrus flavor well, and it is definitely one of my favorites. This flan is perfect for those with a sweet tooth like myself and is quite easy to make. Try it out and tell us what you think!
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