(A Portuguese Porridge so Simple and so Delicious!)
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Course Dessert
Cuisine Portuguese
Servings 1


  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • tbsp flour
  • 1 egg yolk optional
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • dash of salt


  • Mix the flour, ground cinnamon, sugar, salt and milk together in a pan.
  • Place the pan on the stove, heat, and continue stirring until thickened. Once the porridge has thickened continue cooking for an additional two minutes- the step cooks out the raw starchy taste from the flour.
  • If using egg yolk: put the egg yolk in a small bowl. Next temp or the egg yolk- by adding about tablespoon of the porridge mixture to the egg yolk while stirring. Then stir in this mixture back into the porridge.
  • Continue simmering the porridge over low heat. for an additional 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Put the papas on a plate and sprinkle more cinnamon and sugar on top.
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