Franschhoek Wine Valley

Farmer Angus Egg Custard Tart from Bread & Wine Restaurant

Sweet Pastry

• 500 gram cake flour
• 250 gram butter
• 150 gram castor sugar
• 2 eggs


• Crumb butter, flour & sugar together, add eggs and mix till smooth.
• Cover in cling film and rest dough in fridge overnight.
• Roll out and line a 20cm tart ring, leaving a flap over the edge; rest for
• 20 minutes in the fridge.
• Then blind bake in a preheated oven at 150 C till golden brown, remove the beans and continue cooking till base is cooked. Remove from oven lightly egg wash base and return to oven for a few minutes to set.

Egg Custard

• 10 egg yolks
• 450 ml double cream
• 100 gram castor sugar


• In a bowl combine egg yolks & sugar and mix till smooth with a whisk.
• Bring the cream to the boil, pour over egg & sugar mixture, mix well.
• Pass through a sieve and skim any foam from the top.
• Fill the prepared pastry case and cook at 100 C till custard is set with a slight wobble, approximately 30 minutes.
• While still hot dust with ground nutmeg. Cool to room temperature
• before trimming the extra pastry edge and serving.
At Bread & Wine, we serve this with vanilla poached pineapple & lime & coconut sorbet.

Recipe photo


Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861