South African Melktert (Milktart) This is a wonderfully thick and flavourful milk custard set in a crust. A traditional tart which is loved by young and old alike. Children especially love the filling as a dessert.
This milk tart is a traditional South African comfort and is usually served chilled as a or afternoon tea treat. Traditional milk tart is usually flavoured with lemon or naartjie rind, cinnamon and a drop of almond essence – no vanilla.