Pastéis de Nata Recipe, or Portuguese Custard Tarts, some heavenly delicious bites that are super easy to make at home using ready-made puff pastry and homemade custard. A beautifully flaky dessert recipe, with a silky vanilla custard filling, these tarts are great for any party or family gathering. They are one of Portugal's traditional recipes, and a great bite-size dessert for every party.
In a large bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, whole egg, sugar, seeds from the vanilla pod, and plain flour until you get a smooth paste.
Gradually pour in the milk while whisking well to avoid lumps from forming.
Remove from the heat and leave it to cool completely.
Transfer the puff pastry roll to a working surface and use a cookie cutter to cut 12 rounds that fit in the muffin tin holes.
Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden and the pastry is baked through and the custard is golden, and slightly brown.