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Portuguese Queijadas de Leite Recipe

Portuguese Queijadas de Leite Recipe-A little piece of custard heaven in one cup. *Makes 24 cupcakes*
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Portuguese
Keyword: custard
Servings: 24 cups
Calories: 136cal


  • 24 count muffin Tin & Papers
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 4 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup White flour
  • 1 tbsp white flour
  • 3 Eggs-large
  • 3 cups almost boiled milk
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon


  • Pre-heat oven to 350
  • Line cupcake pan with lightly buttered liners
  • Bring your milk to almost a boil, remove from heat before scalding
  • In a stand mixer, cream the melted butter sugar, eggs, and lemon
  • Slowly add in the flour and milk, mix on medium speed for 2-3 minutes
  • Pour into cupcake tins about 1/2 way to 3/4 way
  • Bake for 45 mins. Center will be sunken and a little jiggly.
  • I hope you enjoy your Portuguese Queijadas de Leite Recipe because I know we sure do! They are so hard to eat just one of too! I love having a couple with some coffee or tea!


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 136cal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 53mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 0.4mg