Make The Perfect Portuguese Dessert Serradura At Home
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Serradura is a Portuguese sawdust pudding, similar to a Portuguese cookie and cream dish that requires no cooking. Serradura is a Portuguese word that means sawdust. Powdered biscuits (often Marie/Maria biscuits) are used in this dish, giving it a "sawdust" feel. Serradura is a Portuguese dessert that has gained popularity in Macau. It is a popular dessert that can be found at a variety of Macau restaurants and bakeries. As a result, Serradura has been named one of Macau's must-try foods. It was brought to Macau under the Portuguese colonial control of the city-state. It is also available in Hong Kong and several Portuguese and Spanish-speaking nations. Because Goa was a former Portuguese colony, this dessert is also very famous there.


    Heavy whipped cream

    Sweetened condensed milk

    Vanilla extract

    Maria biscuits

    Chocolate shavings, strawberries, and fresh mint are optional garnishes.


You will only these three simple steps to make Serradura.

Step 01: Make a fine powder out of the Maria Biscuits.

Step 02: Prepare the Sweetened Creamy Layer

Whip together the condensed milk, cream, and vanilla extract until the texture is frothy. Whipping the cream with a hand mixer is significantly easier.

However, don't overwhip the mixture or you'll wind up with sweetened butter.

Step 03: Put the Layers Together

Layer the whipped cream mixture in individual glasses. Place the cream in a piping bag and squeeze for a neater finish.

If you don't have a piping bag, put the cream into a plastic bag, cut one tip-off, and spread it out.

Place the second layer of crushed Maria biscuit powder, being careful not to make it too thick.

Alternate between cream and crushed biscuit powder for another 5-7 layers, depending on the size of your dessert bowls.

Finish with a cream layer, followed by a final coating of crushed Marie biscuit powder. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours, though overnight is preferable.

Remove from the refrigerator 15 minutes before serving and garnish as desired. Strawberry slices and mint are both delicious and refreshing options.