Granadilla
Fridge Tart
  • Description:

    Try this traditional fridge tart and its colourful granadilla jellly topping for a fun, fruity dessert. It’s simple, delicious and, best of all, easy to make. This is a well-loved South African recipe and is perfect for a post-braai dessert on a sunny day. Between its creamy texture and crumbly biscuit crust, this one is definitely set to make hearts melt. Makes: 1 tart (or 8 small ones)

  • Ingredients:

    80 g (1 packet) granadilla jelly
    250 ml (1 cup) boiling water
    115 g Rhodes Granadilla Pulp
    65 ml (¼ cup) butter, melted

    1 packet Tennis biscuits, crushed
    250 g plain cream cheese

    1 can (385 g) condensed milk
    80 ml (⅓ cup) lemon juice

  • Method:

    1. Whisk the jelly powder into the boiling water until dissolved. Stir in the Rhodes Granadilla Pulp and set aside to cool completely.
    2. Combine the crushed biscuits and butter and press into small loose-bottomed moulds or a large pie dish.
    3. Beat the cream cheese until smooth and slowly beat in the condensed milk until smooth. Stir in the lemon juice.
    4. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the biscuit base and refrigerate for 2 hours.
    5. Pour the jelly mixture over the top of the tart and return to the fridge to set overnight.

    Recipe supplied by Rhodes