Pastel de Nata

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Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

By Darra Goldstein

Published 2015

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Perhaps the most well-known of all Portuguese pastries, the pastel de nata is commonly made of puff pastry, egg yolks, sugar, and flour. Some recipes also call for lemon peel, cream, vanilla, and milk. See pastel de nata and pastry, puff.