peppermint crisp tart recipe

Peppermint Crisp Tart Recipe

Until I tried this recipe I never understood quite what all the fuss is about when it comes to peppermint crisp tarts. Now every time there is a family event I am told by my mother in law that I must bring my speciality to a dinner or braai, and it is always a massive hit.

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Peppermint Crisp Tart Recipe

Peppermint Crisp Tart Ingredients

  • 1 packet Tennis Biscuits (depending on your dish size, maybe a few extra so get 2 packets just in case!)
  • 1 tin Caramel
  • 2 cups of Cream or Orley Whip
  • 450g Peppermint Crisp (the 3 big ones or 10 of the small ones)


  1. Mix caramel well in a bowl until smooth
  2. In a separate bowl whisk cream until soft peaks form
  3. Add cream and 100g peppermint crisp to caramel and mix well
  4. Line a dish with tennis biscuits, then cover the biscuits with a generous layer of the caramel mixture, add another layer of tennis biscuits and cover again with caramel mixture, continues until there are no ingredients left ending with caramel mixture on top.
  5. Cover with the remainder of grated peppermint crisp
  6. Put in fridge for at least 1 hour to set

Thank you to Chantal Blignaut Nel that shared this recipe with us on our Facebook page!

This peppermint crisp tart recipe turned out beautifully and was a great hit with the family. If you are looking for other great easy fridge desserts try out these recipes: lemon meringue pie, Cremora fridge tart, pineapple marshmallow pie, and strawberry cheesecake.

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  1. O my goodness!!! This looks delicious!!!

    • Marisca it is divine and it has become my signature dish! Whenever there is a family occasion my mother in law begs me to bring a Peppermint Crisp Tart.

      I have to be honest here and toot my own horn, this one is damn good.

  2. We are going to visit my dad tomorrow…
    Think this is a great dish and he will lovvvvveee it!
    I’ll let you know what he thinks ?

  3. Looks devine!!!

  4. He loved it!!! Thanks Lynne
    Will make this one again.

  5. Yes just upped uppped upppped the bar.
    Thanks for sharing.

    • Sibongile Skosana

      Lynne is trying to mess with my summer body. I love peppermint crisp tart.

      • I swear I’m not trying to mess with your body but this peppermint crisp tart is just heavenly LOL. It’s all about balance, so have your peppermint tart every now and then but also keep moving 🙂

  6. Im in charge of the dessert on Xmas day and YES im making this one for sure!!!

  7. Still the best unless your trying to loose weight…

  8. Farhana Siddiqui

    Thank you i just saved the recipe ..
    I am trying it on Sunday.

    • This is a fantastic tart, I make it every year for the adults when I have my kids birthday party so I will be making it next weekend! The party is ON!

  9. Yummy, I have to try this for my family, Thanks for the recipe

  10. Yup exactly how I make peppermint tarrt too. Did you try the nestle peppermint caramel with your recipe? Did you try making the cappuccino flavor caramel tart? It’s also devine

    • Hi Tanya, nope I’ve only ever used the normal caramel, I should really try those… I love cappuccino flavour!

  11. Cheri-Lee De Wet

    Yes please! Triple helping time! Thank you

  12. A very tasty recipe thank you

  13. Natasha Stewart

    Peppermint Crisp Tart is truly always a winner in my home as well☺ Delicious treat for the entire family ☺

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