Milk Tart (melktert)

Milk Tart (melktert)

Milk Tart (melktert)

(Makes 2)


Ingredients for crust

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 t BP
  • ½ cup butter (125ml)
  • ½ cup sugar (125ml)
  • pinch salt


  1. Cream butter and sugar well, add beaten egg.
  2. Sift in flour, BP and salt.
  3. Mix until like dry breadcrumbs.
  4. Press into sandwich cake pans and bake in oven at 200°C (400F) until golden brown.


Tart Filling

Ingredients for tart filling

  • 4 cups milk (1Litre)
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 dessertspoons butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sugar (250ml)
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 3 Tablespoons cornflour
  • ground cinnamon to sprinkle on top


  1. Boil milk and butter.
  2. Mix dry ingredients well
  3. Add beaten eggs.
  4. When milk boils, quickly add egg mixture. Allow to thicken and boil for a few minutes, stirring all the time.
  5. Pour into baked shell immediately and sprinkle with ground cinnamon.

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