- Milk400 Milliliter(s)
- Egg3 Piece(s)
- Vanilla1 Teaspoon(s)
- Caster Sugar100 Gram(s)
- Cornflour20 Gram(s)
- Butter50 Gram(s)
- CinnamonAs neededpowder
This recipe is dedicated to tart lovers. The melktert is basically a milk tart with vanilla taste and it’s very famous in south african pastry recipes.
Making vanilla cream
In a salad bowl beat together 3 egg yolks, 80 g sugar and the vanilla extract.
Blend well. And when the mixture has whitened, add the sifted cornstarch.
The melktert cream
In a saucepan, heat the milk with the butter. When boiling, cut the heat under the milk.
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Pour a ladle of milk over the egg sugar cornstarch mixture as if you were making a pastry cream, so as not to surprise the eggs.
Add the milk as you go. Whisk the mixture well and let it cool.
Whip the 3 egg whites and incorporate them into your cream once it has cooled down.
Baking the melktert
Prepare your pie shell by making high edges. Pour the cream over the puff pastry.
Sprinkle with cinnamon powder and sugar before baking in the preheated oven at 180 ° C for 30 minutes.
The cream should be taken while remaining slightly shaky.
You can add vanilla seeds at the end of cooking time . Enjoy the tart with cold drink !