Milk Tart

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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

How to Make Milk Tart

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.

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About Milk Tart

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy