WATCH: You'll Be Dreaming About These Egg Tarts Tonight!
We used condensed milk in this tart version of the egg pie to make it extra creamy!
Egg¬†pies are a
However, did you know there's another type of egg pie? It's got a flakey crust and is actually¬†a little burnt on top. This is the Portuguese egg tart.¬†
Also known as the pastel ne nata, it was originally made by monks in Portugal. It was¬†allegedly brought to¬†Southeast Asia (and here) via Hong Kong from Macau which was colonized by Portugal.¬†However it came to our shores, it's a great¬†little snack that¬†is a favorite among those who love delicate custard-based desserts.¬†¬†
To make this version, a flakey pie crust is first made and baked before being filled with the creamy custard.¬†What makes this recipe a little different from other recipes is that this is made with condensed milk instead of plain sugar. That results in a creamier custard that is tailored for our palate.¬†
If you love egg pies, then you just have to try this¬†egg tart recipe to fall in love with¬†it, too.¬†¬†