Milk Tart Wheels

Milk tart and chocolate treats: Dessert grandma will be proud of

Sunday lunch will never be the same again. These milk tart and chocolate treats are going to make grandma proud and become the new family favourite.

Milk Tart Wheels

We love traditional recipes, especially when it comes to dessert. Melktert is a very well known South African dessert that almost everybody learns to make from their grandmother. We also enjoy putting a delicious spin on these traditional recipes and our milk tart and chocolate treats are no different. Our recipe includes a tasty custard filling, cinnamon and we decided to give it a chocolate crown.

Milk tart and chocolate treats tips

You want to temper your egg mixture for the custard to prevent lumps and scrambling. Pour a little bit of the hot milk and butter mixture into the eggs (a few tablespoons) so that the eggs can mix and even out the temperature. The chocolate topping adds even more to the flavour and you can easily top it with a strawberry. They’re also best enjoyed with a warm cup of tea or coffee.

Sunday lunch will never be the same again. These milk tart and chocolate treats are going to make grandma proud and become the new family favourite.

Milk tart and chocolate treats recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Melissa Jacobs Course: DessertCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

12

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Total time

45

minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup melted chocolate

  • white chocolate chips

  • 1 packet Marie biscuits

  • 500 ml milk

  • 1 tbsp butter

  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  • 2 eggs

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • 1 tbsp flour

  • 1 tbsp maizena

Method

  • Mix the egg, sugar, flour and maizena until fluffy and white.
  • In a saucepan, heat the milk, butter and vanilla essence.
  • Pour a little bit of the milk mixture into the egg mixture and whisk well.
  • Slowly pour the egg mixture into the hot milk, whisking to prevent burning and clotting. Stir over low heat until a thick custard is formed. Set aside to cool.
  • Scoop the mixture into a piping bag. Pipe onto the biscuits, making a double layer.
  • Pour the melting chocolate over the top of the biscuit and garnish it with white chocolate. Dust with cinnamon.

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