Serra Durra | How to make Serra Durra

By Saswati Hota  |  5th Apr 2016  |  
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About Serra Durra Recipe

Serra durra is a Goan Portuguese dessert which can be whipped up in a jiffy when you have sudden guests over for dinner. This chilled dessert is no cook and no bake recipe and a perfect crowd pleaser. Also known as the Sawdust Pudding because of the crushed Marie biscuits layered in the dessert,can be served in small shot glasses or stem glasses.

Serra Durra

Ingredients to make Serra Durra

  • Marie biscuits 10-12
  • Whipping cream 1/2 Cup
  • Sweet condensed milk 1/4 Cup
  • Vanilla extract 1/2 tsp
  • Chocolate shavings 2 tbsp

How to make Serra Durra

  1. Grind the Marie biscuits into a fine crumble in a mixer or alternately put them in a ziplock bag and crush with a rolling pin.
  2. In a bowl beat the chilled cream with a hand mixer till standing peaks are formed, it will take around 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the condensed milk and vanilla extract and mix till incorporated nicely.
  4. Arrange a layer of crushed biscuits in the dessert glass, then pipe the cream and condensed milk mix into the glasses with a piping bag to facilitate neat layering or arrange the the mix on the biscuit layer with a spoon.
  5. Repeat the process till the rim of the glass ends with either the cream or biscuit crumble.
  6. Garnish with chocolate shavings and chill in the fridge for nearly 3 hours. Once ready, Serve.

My Tip:

Chill the blades of the hand mixer and the bowl in which the cream has to be whipped before whipping the heavy cream to facilitate the forming of soft peaks.

Reviews for Serra Durra (2)

Catherine George8 months ago

Came good used biscuit powder for garnish instead. Thanks for the recipe

Tejal Ladkat Goyal2 years ago


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