Senzo’s Tart

Recipe by: Senzo Msimango
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Senzo's Lemon Milk Tart


2 cups flour
1 egg
½ cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
125g butter
Pinch of salt

  1. Cream butter and sugar well together and add the egg, before beating well.
  2. Add all other ingredients – making a stiff dough.
  3. Press into one or two round cake tins/pie dishes and bake at 180°C until light brown.


2 ½ cups milk
2 ½ tbsp cornflour
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
pinch of salt
2 ½ tbsp flour
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tbls butter
1 cup of lemon

  1. Bring milk to the boil.
  2. Beat eggs well and add sugar, flour, cornflour and salt.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Pour boiling milk and lemon into the mixture and stir well.
  5. Return to stove and stir well until mixture thickens.
  6. Add butter and vanilla essence and pour into cooked shell.
  7. Allow to cool in the fridge (you do not need to cook the tart any further)
  8. To decorate, sprinkle with cinnamon.

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