Make classic Portuguese custard tarts Pastéis de Nata with step-by-step help from the olive test kitchen. Dusting the pastry with icing sugar gives the tarts a golden, caramelised crust when cooked (Baking Cookies Pie)
Sugar, butter and a dash of vanilla are added to the flour and chilled shortening, so this wonderful pastry is much like a sweet shortbread cookie. It 's perfect for cherry or other fruit fillings. This recipe yields one crust.