Tigeladas (Abrantes’ Small Pudding)

TigeladasThis is the recipe for the famous and delicious Portuguese pudding, “Tigeladas”. It’s quick and easy to make.


  • Lemon zest
  • 6 ounces (180 grams) flour
  • 17.6 ounces (0.5 kilos) sugar
  • 12 eggs
  • 33 fl.oz (1 litre) of milk
  • Powdered sugar to your taste

How to make Tigeladas:

  • Start by mixing the sugar and the flour, then add the eggs one at a time.
  • Mix the eggs with the rest of the ingredients every time you add one. Then, add the milk (it should be tepid).
  • To increase flavour, add a lemon zest to the mix. Mix everything very well and leave it resting for about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, turn the oven on at 425º F. (220ºC.) and place one or more clay dishes inside.
  • Mix all the ingredients again and pour the mixture in the clay plates using a ladle.
  • Let it cook in the oven for about 15 minutes.
  • When your puddings are cooked, remove them from the oven and powder them with powdered sugar and cinnamon.

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *