Microwave Oven Milk Tart – Recipe 1

This fabulous recipe makes 2 tarts and freezes very well.  With a cup of tea on the side, it makes for a perfect afternoon treat.

Microwave Oven Milk Tart – Recipe 1



125g margarine
½ cup soft brown sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder

4 cups milk
1 tbsp margarine
2½ tbsp maizena (cornstarch)
1 cup sugar
2½ tbsp flour
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 eggs



  1. Cream the margarine and the sugar.
  2. Add the egg, flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Mix well and press into 2 tinfoil plates.
  4. Prick with a fork and cook on high/full power for approximately 3 minutes per shell.


  1. Boil the milk and margarine together on high for approximately 10 minutes (until boiling).
  2. Mix the rest of the ingredients to a smooth paste and add to the boiling milk and stir well.
  3. Return to the microwave for approximately 4 minutes on high, stirring once or twice.
  4. Pour into the shells and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.


Submitted by:  Dee Richards, Sundays River


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