Milk Tart

Jenn Visser

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@jennvisser

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy