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Milk tart

 

Category: Desserts
Style: Other
Special Consideration: Quick and Easy
Servings: 1 – half for you and half for me ; )

 

Description:
This is probably one of the most South African tea time treats I know. When you’re invited somewhere, you take along a milk tart. Most recipes for milk tart are baked. This recipe is my gran’s and no baking is required. It came in handy when I had no oven and used to sell to the local home industry. I had many orders for this milk tart.

Ingredients:
Base:
1 pkt Tennis biscuits (they’re square coconut cookies)
150g butter (5.29oz)

Filling:
4 cups milk
1 tblsp butter
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 eggs
3 tblsp flour
3 tblsp cornflour

Cinnamon for sprinkling

Directions:
Base:
Melt the butter. Combine with crushed biscuits and press into 2 large tart pans. Chill. Tip: You can crush the biscuits with a pestle and mortar or put it into a strong bag and break it up. I often just put the biscuits a few at a time into the blender. The crumbs need to be course breadcrumb size.

Filling:
Boil milk with butter. In the meantime, in a bowl, mix remaining ingredients into a paste. Add to boiling milk and stir until thick.

Pour into your biscuit bases. I invert a spoon over the base and pour onto that, so that the hot tart mixture doesn’t disturb the base. Sprinkle with cinnamon and leave to cool sufficiently to refrigerate.

 

 

One response to “Milk tart

  1. Carol

    June 7, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    This is an amazing recipe.hands down

     

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