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RECIPE: South African peppermint crisp tart


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The South African peppermint crisp tart oozes nostalgia with every bite. It most likely jostles with malva pudding and lekker melktert (milk tart) as an all-time favourite Mzansi delicacyFoodie and self-published cookbook author of Treet Yourself, Reezwanah Seedat, shares her secrets for the freshest peppermint crisp tart you’ll ever taste… 

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  • 2 packets of tennis biscuits 
  • 1 tin caramel treat 
  • 1 tin fresh cream 
  • 1 slab of Aero mint chocolate 


1. In a bowl, beat the cream and the caramel treat until smooth.
2. Layer biscuits into dessert cups and spread caramel cream mixture.
3. Continue alternating with biscuits and caramel.
4. End with a biscuit layer.
5. Refrigerate for 1 hour. 
6. Decorate with caramelcreamchocolate and enjoy!

PRO TIP: You can add pecan nuts and mint chocolate in between layers.
I layered in dessert cups, alternating with the crushed biscuits, caramel mixture and mint chocolate. 

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Noluthando Ngcakani
Noluthando Ngcakani
With roots in the Northern Cape, this Kimberley Diamond has had a passion for telling human interest stories since she could speak her first words. A foodie by heart, she began her journalistic career as an intern at the SABC where she discovered her love for telling agricultural, community and nature related stories. Not a stranger to a challenge Ngcakani will go above and beyond to tell your truth.

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