There are some great desserts around the world but very few from South Africa make those lists but they definitely should. Peppermint crisp tart is often on top of those lists locally and it should be enjoyed more around the world. This fancy peppermint crisp tart isn’t different in taste but how you serve it. Our fancy peppermint crisp tart is perfect for those dinner parties where you want to impress your co-workers or just your family.

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Fancy peppermint crisp tart tips

The recipe has all the classic ingredients like caramel treat, whipped cream, Tennis Biscuits and peppermint crisp chocolates. You can however change the crust by either stacking the biscuits or making a classic crushed biscuit and melted butter mixture which depends on how you’re serving it. They are best made the day before as they need to be set a bit in the fridge and it actually stores very well in the fridge for a few days. Garnish with some fresh mint leaves with the chocolate bits.

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Impress your boss or family when you bring out a South African favourite dessert. This fancy peppermint crisp tart is perfect for those events.

Last updated on 9 March 2023

Fancy peppermint crisp tart recipe

Recipe by Nokwanda Ncwane Course: DessertCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy
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A delicious and sweet South African dessert.


  • 250 ml 250 whipped cream

  • 1 tin 1 caramel Treat (360g)

  • Ten packet Ten Tennis Biscuits

  • 1 1 Peppermint Crisp or mint chocolate


  • Crush or grate the Peppermint Crisp chocolate and set aside.
  • Whisk the cream until soft peaks form. Be careful not to over-whisk the cream.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the caramel treat with a fork until smooth.
  • Fold in the caramel and half of the crushed chocolate into the cream.
  • Layer Tennis biscuits in a square or rectangular dish or crush and mix with melted butter.
  • Cover the biscuits with the cream mixture and make sure that they’re all covered
  • Add a second layer of biscuits and cover again with the cream mixture.
  • Sprinkle the remaining chocolate. It is best left overnight, but if you cannot wait, you can allow it to set in the fridge for three hours.
  • Serve with a dollop of cream or ice cream.

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