Milk Tart

Jenn Visser

By
@jennvisser

My family fell in love with this simple, lightly sweet dessert, which is a regular with South African cuisine.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1
Deep dish pie crust
2
eggs, separated
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
2 1/4 c
milk
1/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
cake flour
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
butter
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 tsp
cinnamon

Step-By-Step

1Combine egg whites and cream of tartar. Beat with an electric mixer till soft peaks form, then set aside
2Combine milk and sugar in a medium sauce pan over medium heat until warm
3Ladle out about a cup of warmed milk into a bowl with the sifted flour. Whisk smooth and then add to sauce pan with rest of milk.
4Add egg yolks and salt to sauce pan, stirring to combine.
5Raise heat to medium high, bringing mixture to boil. Stir frequently, until thickened. About 10 minutes.
6Remove from heat, add butter and vanilla. Let it sit for 5 minutes to cool.
7Fold in egg whites and pour into pie crust.
8Sprinkle with cinnamon and bake for 30 minutes at 375 degrees until filling is firm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy