Mom’s Braaivleis Pap Tart


Mom’s Braaivleis Pap Tart

Servings 8
Cook Time 1 hour


  • 1 litre Boiled Water
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 cup Maizena
  • ½ cup Raw Peanuts (chopped)
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil (to taste)
  • 1 Brown Onion (Chopped finely)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 200 grams Diced Bacon
  • 250 grams White Button Mushrooms (chopped finely)
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese (grated)
  • 45 mls Cream
  • Butter
  • Parsley (chopped)


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  • Grease a 30 x 30 cm baking dish with butter.
  • Boil the water; salt and Maizena together in a pot. Let it simmer until it thickens. Sprinkle the peanuts at the bottom of the dish.
  • Add a quarter of the pap on top of the peanuts.
  • Fry the onion, garlic, bacon, and mushrooms apart until almost cooked.
  • Then layer some of the onions, mushrooms and bacon. Then a layer of cheese. Then add some cream on top. Repeat the layers and ensure your last layer is pap.
  • Add a few dots of butter on the top layer.
  • Bake for 45 minutes until firm and golden brown.
  • Sprinkle parsley on top and serve warm.
Course: Boerekos
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