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

  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.

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About Milk Tart

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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