Toucinho do Céu – Portuguese Almond Tart

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If you translate Toucinho do Ceu it means bacon from heaven!  😂 The name is due to the fact that the original version had lard as an ingredient. This tart is made differently in different Portuguese regions. This recipe is my mom’s favorite  😊

Hope you enjoy!

Ingredients (for 20 cm cake pan):
350g of sugar
200mL of water
100g of ground almond
100g of figleaf gourd Jam (see note)
1 tsp of cinnamon
20 egg yolks

Note: you can easily find this jam in any Portuguese supermarket.

For method click HERE.


Ingredientes em Português (para forma de 20 cm):

350g de açúcar
200mL de água
100g de amêndoas moídas
100g de doce de gila
1 colher de cha de Canela
20 gemas de ovo

Para ver o método clica AQUI.


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