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RECIPE: South African peppermint crisp tart


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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