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South African Milk Tart
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11 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 3HRS

South African Milk Tart

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Also known as "Melktert", South African Milk Tart is a ridiculously simple traditional dessert. This silky smooth custard tart is absolutely delicious and a firm favorite for being quick and easy to prepare.
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Also known as "Melktert", South African Milk Tart is a ridiculously simple traditional dessert. This silky smooth custard tart is absolutely delicious and a firm favorite for being quick and easy to prepare.
3HRS
Total Time
$1.00
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
US / Metric
Milk
4 cups
Clementine
1
Clementine, peeled
Cinnamon Stick
1
Cinnamon Stick
Salt
1 pinch
Frozen Shortcrust Pastry
1
Frozen Shortcrust Pastry
Ground Cinnamon
1 Tbsp
Ground Cinnamon
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
271
Fat
10.2 g
Protein
6.4 g
Carbs
40.7 g
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step 1
Peel the Clementine (1) and reserve the peel. Slowly bring Milk (4 cups), Clementine Peel, Cinnamon Stick (1) and Salted Butter (1 Tbsp) to a boil.
step 1 Peel the Clementine (1) and reserve the peel. Slowly bring Milk (4 cups), Clementine Peel, Cinnamon Stick (1) and Salted Butter (1 Tbsp) to a boil.
step 2
While the milk mixture is coming up to a boil, whisk the Caster Sugar (1 cup) and Eggs (3) together.
step 2 While the milk mixture is coming up to a boil, whisk the Caster Sugar (1 cup) and Eggs (3) together.
step 3
Add the All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp), Salt (1 pinch) and Corn Flour (2 Tbsp) to the egg mixture, whisk well until all combined.
step 3 Add the All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp), Salt (1 pinch) and Corn Flour (2 Tbsp) to the egg mixture, whisk well until all combined.
step 4
When the milk mixture has come up to a boil, remove from the heat and add a small amount to the egg and sugar mixture. Whisk well and continue adding milk to the egg mixture, until everything is combined into a thin custard.
step 4 When the milk mixture has come up to a boil, remove from the heat and add a small amount to the egg and sugar mixture. Whisk well and continue adding milk to the egg mixture, until everything is combined into a thin custard.
step 5
Pour the custard mixture back into the pot, and place back on a low heat.
step 5 Pour the custard mixture back into the pot, and place back on a low heat.
step 6
Continue to whisk, making sure to cook slowly until the custard mixture has thickened. This should take about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat.
step 6 Continue to whisk, making sure to cook slowly until the custard mixture has thickened. This should take about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat.
step 7
Bake the Frozen Shortcrust Pastry (1) according to package instructions and let cool on a tray.
step 7 Bake the Frozen Shortcrust Pastry (1) according to package instructions and let cool on a tray.
step 8
Pour the cooked custard into the pastry shell.
step 8 Pour the cooked custard into the pastry shell.
step 9
Dust with Ground Cinnamon (1 Tbsp).
step 9 Dust with Ground Cinnamon (1 Tbsp).
step 10
Place milk tart in the refrigerator to set for a minimum of two hours. Serve and enjoy!
step 10 Place milk tart in the refrigerator to set for a minimum of two hours. Serve and enjoy!
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Comfort Food
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
No-Bake Dessert
Dessert
Quick & Easy
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