Traditional Sweets and Deserts in Madeira

Traditional Sweets and Deserts in Madeira

Madeira and Porto Santo Islands have magnific and delicious sweets and desserts. If you have a sweet tooth, you will love Madeiran sweets and deserts. These sweets and desserts can be found in all cafés, snack bars and restaurants all over the island. The most famous sweets are the "queijadas" (a small cake made of cottage cheese, eggs and sugar), very much appreciated among locals and tourists; "bolo de mel" (honey cake) is also another typical specialty in Madeira Island. This cake is made of sugar cane molasses. Others, such as chocolate cake, buicuit cake, cheesecake, rice cake, almond cake are highly appreciated by many locals and tourists. Locals and tourists are also very fond of Madeiran desserts. Some of the most important and appreciated specialties are passion fruit pudding, mango pugging, velvet pudding and apple pie. When visiting Madeira and Porto Santo Islands, don't miss a chance of tasting these specialties.

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