Making your own pancakes from scratch is much easier than you might think! Use this easy recipe and bake pancakes slowly with a bit of butter on medium/low heat. Serve with either a savoury or a sweet filling – depending on your tastebuds.
A cup of tea is never the same without scones – served with freshly whipped cream and homemade jam, of course. By following this easy recipe you can make a batch of this popular British quickbread in no time at all, and be prepared for guests popping in for afternoon tea.
Friendies!!!! It’s Milk Tart time. Melk Tert! Oh yes! I always thought milk tart was one of those South African dishes that was difficult to make. I mean it involved making pastry and baking blind and boiling milk and all those scary things. Eeeeeeeeeeek!!! And therefore, it was only natural to stay clear of making…
Below you will find all sorts of tips for making perfect meringues! I used to feature a recipe on this website that used 1 egg white but now that I have learnt more about meringue making and the science of it, I realise that the recipe used too much sugar and not enough egg whites,…
The popular Italian dessert tiramisu is rich and decadent, and this cake version is perfect for any occasion – whether you have the in-laws popping in for coffee or friends staying for dinner. Buying a packet cake mix will certainly make things a lot easier.
A sweet pudding of Dutch origin, Malva Pudding is usually served hot with custard or ice-cream. Made with apricot jam, this typical South African dessert has a spongy, caramelised texture.
This easy recipe is simple and quick – producing the perfect loaf cake in just over an hour. Add ingredients such as orange peel, cocoa or cinnamon to the cake mixture before baking, and you’ll end up with a much more interesting result! 3.3.3077
When a cake is this easy to make and tastes so good, who needs a cake mix? This vanilla-scented cake is simply irresistible slathered with your favourite icing or layered in whipped cream and strawberries.
Wonderfully sweet and buttery, vanilla cupcakes are easy to make and particularly luscious with lemon icing on top. Follow this easy recipe to achieve perfect cupcakes every time, and freeze leftovers ready for those unexpected guests popping in for a cup of coffee.
Very sweet and extremely rich, fudge is especially popular among kids. Follow this easy recipe, adding cocoa, vanilla or nuts for extra flavour, and make delicious treats for guests or gifts for special occasions.
If you feel like something sweet but don’t want to leave your house, follow this easy recipe and whip up scrumptious pieces of microwave fudge in no time. For a bit of variation, add 25 ml sifted cocoa after adding the vanilla, or add cherries and/or nuts.
Vetkoek is a kind of pastry or fried bread, and can be served with both sweet and savoury fillings – such as golden syrup or curried mince. To make it the traditional South African way, follow this easy recipe and rest assured that your vetkoeks will always be perfect!