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Easy No Bake Milk Tart - not sure if it was this recipe, but we had this at a South African friend's home on Sunday. It is divine!!!

phyllo pastry dessert recipes, gluten free dessert recipes, yummy desserts recipes - Nothing is better than a traditional homemade South African dessert to end off your meal. Here at we have put together a short list of our favourites.

Milk Tart layer cake – Vanilla cake with Milk Tart cream filling

Milk Tart layer cake: Vanilla cake with Milk Tart cream filling The filling/topping is divine - I found the cake consistency a bit dense so next time, I'll use my go-to sponge recipe instead. Would also work perfectly for cupcake topping!

Traditional South African Boerewors Rolls

Make a boerewors roll with a twist: add Pronto Mama Original with crispy chips. Great while watching the rugby with an ice-cold beer.

Sausage rolls. So easy and quick to make – this may soon become your trademark treat for all occasions.

Genoeg vir 4 mense Bereidingstyd: 10 minute Baktyd: 20 minute 2 velle g) bereide.

Peppermint crisp shooter (peppermint crispies). Leave out the vodka and I could drink this by the litre.

Recipe for Peppermint crisp shooters (peppermint crispies for short) - the liquor equivalent of the incredibly popular peppermint crisp tart.

Milk Tart

When it comes to South African desserts, the milk tart reigns supreme. It’s deceptively simple to make but it takes a little finesse to get right.

A South African classic with a modern twist – these salted caramel hertzoggies are simply moreish! Recipe, styling and photography by Hein van Tonder Related Posts:Crème caramelMelkkos with burnt caramelSalted caramel doughnutsThe easiest salted caramel recipe on the InternetCaramel slices with salted caramel popcornRoasted macadamia nougat with salted honey caramel popcornPeanut butter and salted caramel-filled muffinsCorn and buttermilk fritters with salted caramel sauce

A South African classic with a modern twist – these salted caramel hertzoggies are simply moreish!Recipe, styling and photography by Hein van Tonder

Mini milk tarts with pastry that needs no blind-baking

It seems every nation has their own version of a custard tart - the Portuguese have pasteis de nata, the British have their vanilla custard.

Milk Tarts for the grownups... Vodka, condensed milk and evaporated milk... Not for the lactose-intolerant.

Melktertjie shooters - Half bottle vodka, 1 tin condensed milk, i tin evaporated milk and SHAKE, sprinkle shooters with cinnamon :)