South African milk tart. My 'ouma' South African grandmother's legendary milk tart. The recipe is a real winner. It is a traditional South African tart that is very easy to prepare.

South African milk tart

Serve it after dinner or as a teatime treat! This popular South African milk tart qualifies as one of those quick and easy tarts to whip up in a pinch. And the best part – it is very comforting and great for the holiday season. You can cook South African milk tart using 9 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of South African milk tart

  1. It’s 3 tbsp of melted butter.
  2. You need 3 1/2 cup of milk.
  3. It’s 2 cup of crushed biscuits (Marie or other).
  4. You need 2 of eggs.
  5. You need 1/2 cup of sugar.
  6. You need 2 tbsp of flour (heaped).
  7. Prepare 2 tbsp of maizena or other corn flour(heaped).
  8. Prepare 2 tbsp of butter.
  9. You need 1 of powdered cinnamon.

Melktert (/ˈmɛlktɛrt/, Afrikaans for milk tart) is an Afrikaner dessert consisting of a sweet pastry crust containing a custard filling made from milk, flour, sugar and eggs. This monsoon try making a lip smacking South African Dessert "Melktert" / Milk Trat. Learn how to make eggless Milk Tart By Megha Joshi ony on India Food. Milk tart is a South African favourite for tea, birthday parties or just after dinner dessert.

South African milk tart instructions

  1. Mix crushed biscuits with the melted butter and press into a pie dish..
  2. Heat 3 cups milk with sugar and butter, setting aside the other 1/2 cup for later..
  3. Separate eggs, beat yolks and add to the milk..
  4. With the 1/2 cup milk which was set aside earlier, mix flour and maizena to a paste..
  5. Add to the mixture, always stirring..
  6. Remove from heat..
  7. Beat egg whites to a stiff peak, then fold into the milk mixture..
  8. Pour into crushed biscuit base, sprinkle with cinnamon..
  9. Allow to cool, and enjpy!.

It is generally served in slices of a greater pie but can be made into smaller individual pies and even bite-size tartlets. Every home industry, school cake sale, Church fete or funeral in South Africa will inevitably have. A traditional tart which is loved by young and old alike. Children especially love the filling as a dessert. Stir in margarine and pour mixture into ready-made pie shells.

By Sandra