Pão de Leite


Coconut cream pudding

This dish differs from a similar one, Bebinga de Leite, in that it does not use eggs. Note that it bears no relationship to the Portuguese pão de leite, which is a sweet bread made from yeast.

Pão de Leite from Carmen Estorninho, courtesy of Jorge Estorninho and Yvonne Husband

1 cup of cornflour
1 pkt of coconut cream
6 cups of water
1 cup of sugar
1 tin of condensed milk

Mix all ingredients together on medium heat until thickened. Pour into a dish and allow to cool. Then cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Keep covered.

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