Toucinho do ceu

Toucinho do ceu


  • 3 1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 pound shelled almonds, blanched,finely ground, or 1 can (1 pound) almond
  • puree
  • 6 egg yolks


(Bacon from Heaven) Portugal. Put the sugar and water in a saucepan and boil until the syrup sticks to a spoon. remove from heat and cool slightly. Add the almonds and the egg yolks. Stir over low heat until slightly thickened. Put in a buttered 9 inch pie pan and bake in preheated slow oven (325 deg.F) for 45 minutes or until firm. Makes 6-8 servings.

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