Wednesday, January 20, 2016

South African Melktert (Milk Tart)

Of Dutch influence, there are various versions/recipes of this African dessert -- basically a vanilla 'cream'/milk pie. Here's a very typical recipe from My World Lit students are just finishing up our African Literature unit and this was on the menu as part of the celebration.

Without the support of a Culinary Arts class this semester, I used store bought pie crusts. I'd prefer homemade, but there's only so much I have time for as we're nearing finals.

JULY 2017 Update:
Here's another melktert recipe. Probably a bit more authentic...a South African family's recipe.