Antiga Confeitaria de Belém
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Antiga Confeitaria de Belém information
Since 1837, this patisserie has been transporting locals to sugar-coated nirvana with heavenly pastéis de belém . The crisp pastry nests are filled with custard cream, baked at 200°C for that perfect golden crust, then lightly dusted with cinnamon. Admire azulejos in the vaulted rooms or devour a still-warm tart at the counter and try to guess the secret ingredient.
Go early midweek to avoid nasty lines.