An Easy and Quick No-Bake Milk Tart, it’s a super quick and easy way to make a very popular and delectable classic.
The recipe is a real winner. It is a traditional South African tart that is very easy to prepare. Often referred to as ‘MELKTERT’, which is Afrikaans for Milk Tart, this classic and traditional dessert has its origins stemming from Dutch settlers in Cape Town, way back in the 1600’s. For the last number of years, Milk Tart has gained popularity far and wide, with even Jamie Oliver making Melktert.
Did you know that in South Africa, the 27th of February, has been declared as NATIONAL MILK TART DAY?
South Africans do not need a particular day to enjoy this age-old, proudly South African sweet treat. Milk Tart is present in almost any shop, be it a supermarket, at Food Stalls, most Market day sales, and for sure at the home industry shops. You will find that there are tons of different variations to milk tart, so this An Easy and Quick No-Bake Milk Tart would be another to add to your list to try.
Mark Belding, commented on An Easy and Quick No Bake Milk Tart recipe.
Mark shared the above picture with us as he is a member of SA Tasty Recipes – Saffas Daily Recipes, and now in Beccles, Suffolk and as you will see he’s a happy Saffa that enjoyed this awesome Easy and Quick No Bake Milk Tart.
He made this and commented:
I made this and it was great, it’s a great recipe thanks. The last time I had milk tart was SA in 1990 and it’s still one of the best desserts ever, thank you for sharing the recipe.
- 1 can condensed milk
- 3 cans fresh milk (use condensed milk can as the measurement for milk)
- 50 ml Maizena (Corn Flour)
- 30 ml Custard powder
- 3 eggs
- 5 ml vanilla essence
- 30 ml of butter
- Tennis Biscuits (for Crust)
- Cinnamon for dusting
Combine condensed milk & 2½ cans of milk together & heat until boiling.
Mix cornflour, custard powder, and remaining ½ can milk together and eggs & vanilla essence.
Add to the hot milk & cook for 10 minutes and stirring with a whisk constantly.
Add the butter.
Line a large dish with Tennis biscuits (use broken pieces of biscuits) to fill gaps between whole biscuits or you can crush the biscuits and mix with butter to form a crust.
Pour the mixture over the base
Sprinkle with cinnamon & allow to cool.
Prepared, tried, and tested Feriel Sonday
Yield1 pie plate
Amount Per Serving Calories 1193Total Fat 66gSaturated Fat 34gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 28gCholesterol 712mgSodium 1208mgCarbohydrates 94gFiber 2gSugar 25gProtein 53g
Please note, I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition information on this blog, EsmeSalon, has been calculated by using an online calculator and is intended for information and guidance purposes only. If the nutrition information is important to you, please be advised that you should consider calculating it yourself, using your preferred tool.