South African Strawberry Tart Hertzoggies Recipe
South African classic tea time dessert, strawberry tart hertzoggies were named after J.B.M. Hertzog who served as South Africa's prime minister. Hertzoggies were his favorite teatime dessert and his supporters baked and served strawberry hertzoggies at every function J.B.M. Hertzog attended.
African Recipes by the African Gourmet
Hertzoggies are sweet and delicious tartlets filled with strawberry jam and decadent coconut topped with baked meringue.
Classic South African Strawberry Tart Hertzoggies Recipe
In South Africa strawberries were introduced in 1656.
Strawberries were cultivated by the Romans as early as 234 BC and in mediaeval times strawberries were regarded as an aphrodisiac