Pasteis Da Sta Clara Recipe


Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Refined flour250 Gram
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 1⁄4 Pinch (1 big pinch)
 Icing sugar2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1134 Calories from Fat 128

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.5%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g40.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg

Sodium 326.7 mg13.6%

Total Carbohydrates 221 g73.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 30.1 g

Protein 26 g51.9%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.2% Iron 64.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


For the filling 125 grams sugar.
6 egg yolks.
125 grams chopped cashewnuts.
125 grams potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed.
1/2 tsp almond essence.
Mix together flour, salt, butter.
Add enough water to form a stiff dough.
Add 1 cup water to sugar and prepare a thick syrup.
Put in nuts and egg yolks stirring all the time till the mixture turns thick.
Add mashed potatoes.
Mix well and add the essence.
Divide the dough into small balls.
Roll out each ball into a thin round.
Place a portion of the filling on one-half of the round and fold over to form halfmoon shapes.
Seal and crimp the edges together—Deep fry to a golden colour and roll nicely in icing sugar.