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Almond Queijadinhas

A recipe for Almond Queijadinhas from The Complete 5-Ingredient Cookbook.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Brazilian
Keyword almond, Brazil, Brazilian, coconut, dessert, queijadinhas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 Queijadinhas


  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 2 egg yolks at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese optional
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper baking cups.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, coconut flakes, egg yolks, cheese (if using), and almond extract.
  • Fill the baking cups two-thirds full with batter. Clean off any stray drips from the baking pan with a wet paper towel.
  • Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until set and the top is golden. Remove from the oven.
  • Serve warm, at room temperature, or chilled.