Quindims are especially popular in the North of Portugal. They are typical Christmas sweets, that base on eggs, sugar and coconut. (If you like more coconut recipes check: Cocadas - recipe - How to make it - step by step - without baking).
All coconut lovers should not skip that delicious dessert. Quindims are full of aroma and have a perfect golden color Apart from that, their silky, custard like texture is addictive. Served properly chilled could be a good alternative to standard ice-creams. Natural ingredients including coconuts and coconut milk make quindims suitable for a all these persons that cannot or prefer to skip a regular cow milk.
What you need for preparing quindims is patience and time for cooling them before serving. So be prepared to make them about 5 hours before your friends come. Another thing is, that you might need a special form, something like a small version of the one you are using for Eastern cakes (a round one with a central cone) You can make it in a one big form or in a form that consists of a lot of smaller cups. In case you do not have these little forms, just take the one you are using for regular muffins.