Homemade recipes are always a hit! Try this orange dessert!

Ingredients Dough

  • 2 cups (tea) of wheat flour
  • ¾ cup (tea) of sugar
  • ¾ cup (tea) of butter
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 ovo

Ingredients Cream

  • ¼ liter of milk
  • 3 tablespoons of wheat flour
  • ½ cup (tea) of sugar
  • 2 beaten eggs

Other Ingredients

  • 4 large oranges
  • 5 tablespoons of sugar
  • 4 tablespoons warmed apricot jam (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier liqueur

Dough Preparation Method

  1. Mix the butter with the sugar until it resembles crumbs.
  2. Add the wheat flour, salt and egg.
  3. Work the dough with your hands until it is smooth.
  4. Let it rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Roll out the dough to a thickness of 1 cm.
  6. Using the dough, line the bottom and sides of a round pan.
  7. Prick the bottom of the dough with a fork and bake for about 15 minutes.

Cream Preparation Method

  1. Boil the milk with the sugar and pour it, while still boiling, over the beaten eggs and flour.
  2. Return to heat until thickened. Remove from heat.

Cake Preparation Mode

  1. Mix the liqueur with the rum and set aside.
  2. Remove the zest from an orange and set aside.
  3. Peel the oranges and cut them into thin slices. Set aside.
  4. Remove the semi-baked dough from the oven and spread a layer of cream.
  5. Return to the oven until cooking is complete.
  6. In the rest of the cream, add the orange zest and mix.
  7. Spread a layer of orange slices over the dough with the cream and cover with the remaining cream, smoothing it out well.
  8. Arrange the remaining orange slices and sprinkle the sugar on top.
  9. In a ladle, place the reserved drink mixture and heat it on the gas flame.
  10. * Strike a match on top and pour over the pie while it flambés.
  11. Brush with warmed apricot jam.
  12. Please continue.

Mom’s Tips

* To give a special flavor to the recipe, the flambé technique is used. Be careful when flambéing: be careful with the fire, which can cause accidents.

Serve the pie as a dessert.

Yields approximately 8 servings.

Source: https://www.receitasdemae.com.br/receitas/torta-caseira-de-laranja/

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