No-bake, Easy-make Honey Milk Tart
No-bake Honey Milk Tart
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No-bake Honey Milk Tart

Serves: 8

One of South Africa’s favourite teatime treats. Try our simple stovetop honey version. You can also use a pre-baked pastry case instead of the biscuit base if that’s more to your taste.


  • 200 g sweet tea biscuits, crushed
  • 125 ml (½ C) butter
  • For the filling:
  • 750 ml (3 C) milk
  • 65 ml (¼ C) Rhodes Honey
  • 4 eggs
  • 65 ml (¼ c) cup sugar
  • 45 ml (3 T) cake flour
  • 45 ml (3 T) corn flour
  • 30 ml (2 T) butter
  • 5 ml (1 t) vanilla or almond essence
  • to sprinkle: ground cinnamon


  1. Crush the biscuits and stir in the butter.
  2. Press the crumbs into the base of a pie dish.
  3. Refrigerate while making the filling.
  4. Place the milk in a medium saucepan and bring it to the heat.
  5. Whisk the Rhodes Honey, eggs, sugar, and both flours together.
  6. Pour the hot milk over the honey mixture and strain the custard through a sieve back into the saucepan.
  7. Return the saucepan to medium heat, whisking continuously until the custard thickens.
  8. Remove from the heat and whisk in the butter and the essence.
  9. Pour the hot custard into the prepared pie dish.
  10. Sprinkle the top of the tart with ground cinnamon.
  11. Cool completely before serving.
Cooking Tip

Use a pre-baked pastry case instead of the biscuit base if preferred.