Mexidos, Portuguese Christmas Dessert

About: Hey! I'm Mon from Portugal and I love food! Especially desserts! I have a youtube channel full of delicious videos! I'm no professional but I sure do enjoy experimenting new things and share those with ever...

This Recipe it's a tradicional dessert from the north of Portugal, from Viana do Castelo.

Since I can remember, my mum always makes this on Christmas day so I decided to share it with you. The only down to this is that you need Porto wine (a typical wine from Portugal) but I'm sure you can find it in most of the supermarkets and it's really worth it, trust me!!!

If you do make this recipe please send me a picture or tag me on Instagram #monamiedesserts because I would love to see.

Ingredients: (for 6 people)

  • 150g sugar
  • 60g ground almonds
  • 50g raisins
  • half cup of milk
  • a tiny cup of Porto wine
  • 100 ml water
  • 100g inner soft part of white bread
  • teaspoon of butter
  • a cinnamon stick
  • 5 egg yolks

Merry Christmas!

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