Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2018 in Dessert Recipes

Portuguese Natas do Céu Recipe

This Portuguese cream from heaven (natas do céu) is very popular and makes an absolutely amazing dessert.
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Portuguese Natas do Céu Recipe


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Ready In 40 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings6

Ingredients

1 package of Maria cookies2 cups of heavy cream (35% whipping cream)6 eggs, separated2 tablespoons of water1/2 cup of sugar plus 2 tbsp1 teaspoon of milk
1 package of Maria cookies2 cups of heavy cream (35% whipping cream)6 eggs, separated2 tablespoons of water1/2 cup of sugar plus 2 tbsp1 teaspoon of milk
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Preparation

  1. Roll out the cookies into fine crumbs and set aside.
  2. For the egg sweet topping:
  3. In a small sauce pan, pour in 2 tablespoons of water and 1/4 cup of the sugar and stir.
  4. Heat the sugar until it forms into a light threadlike syrup but do not boil or allow it to become golden.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk the yolks with a teaspoon of the milk.
  6. Gradually, while still whisking, drizzle in the sugar syrup, incorporating it thoroughly into the yolks and set aside.
  7. For the white mousse:
  8. Beat the cream with 1/4 cup of sugar until it peaks form and set aside.
  9. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites, until foamy and continue to beat on high speed while gradually incorporating 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  10. Beat until soft peaks form.
  11. Fold the egg whites into the cream until the egg whites are thoroughly incorporated.
  12. To assemble:
  13. In alternate layers starting on the bottom of glass bowl or individual serving cups, add the cookie crumbs, pour a layer of cream followed by a layer of cookies until there's no more left, topping it all with the sweetened egg yolks.
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