Hertzoggies (Jam and Coconut Tarts) Shortcrust pastry, apricot jam and coconut meringue.  Mmm....  Some call them Hertzog cookies others call them Smuts cookies.   And that's because these little tarts were the favourite teatime treats of SA's two most famous Generals - Hertzog and Smuts.  They are still beloved by South Africans and I bake a batch every week.  Get the recipe from- http://www.my-easy-cooking.com.hertzoggies/

Hertzoggies (Jam and Coconut Tarts) Shortcrust pastry, apricot jam and coconut meringue. Mmm.... Some call them Hertzog cookies others call them Smuts cookies. And that's because these little tarts were the favourite teatime treats of SA's two most famous Generals - Hertzog and Smuts. They are still beloved by South Africans and I bake a batch every week. Get the recipe from- http://www.my-easy-cooking.com.hertzoggies/

Hertzoggies (Jam and Coconut Tarts) - http://www.my-easy-cooking.com/2011/03/22/jam-and-coconut-tarts-to-some-but-here-in-sa-we-call-them-hertzoggies/

Hertzoggies (Jam and Coconut Tarts) - http://www.my-easy-cooking.com/2011/03/22/jam-and-coconut-tarts-to-some-but-here-in-sa-we-call-them-hertzoggies/

Hertzoggies Use smooth apricot jam or strawberry jam, with coconut meringue topping. Yummy

Hertzoggies Use smooth apricot jam or strawberry jam, with coconut meringue topping. Yummy

Konfytblokkies. Foto: Kos is oppie tafel se Facebookblad. Bestanddele:  125 g sagte botter 3/4 koppie suiker 2 eiers 3 koppies meel 4 teelepels bakpoeier 1/3 teelepel sout 2 teelepels  vanieljegeursel 1 blik appelkooskonfyt  Metode:  Verhit jou oond tot 180 ºC. Meng botter en suiker saam. Voeg eiers en vanieljegeursel by. Meng die meel en bakpoeier en sout in 'n aparte bak. Voeg die eiermengsel om die beurt by die meelmengsel en meng goed saam. Bêre 1/3 van die deeg in die yskas om af te…

Konfytblokkies. Foto: Kos is oppie tafel se Facebookblad. Bestanddele: 125 g sagte botter 3/4 koppie suiker 2 eiers 3 koppies meel 4 teelepels bakpoeier 1/3 teelepel sout 2 teelepels vanieljegeursel 1 blik appelkooskonfyt Metode: Verhit jou oond tot 180 ºC. Meng botter en suiker saam. Voeg eiers en vanieljegeursel by. Meng die meel en bakpoeier en sout in 'n aparte bak. Voeg die eiermengsel om die beurt by die meelmengsel en meng goed saam. Bêre 1/3 van die deeg in die yskas om af te…

Hertzog cookies a favourite for afternoon tea, coconut, apricot jam and pastry.

Hertzog cookies a favourite for afternoon tea, coconut, apricot jam and pastry.

Hertzoggies!    Jam and Coconut tarts have a direct link to South African history as it is recorded that it was the favorite tea time treat of General Hertzog, who was South Africa's Prime Minister between 1924 and 1939. That is why we refer to these delectable little tarts as Hertzoggies.

Hertzoggies! Jam and Coconut tarts have a direct link to South African history as it is recorded that it was the favorite tea time treat of General Hertzog, who was South Africa's Prime Minister between 1924 and 1939. That is why we refer to these delectable little tarts as Hertzoggies.

Pan-Hertzoggies. Dié kortpadweergawe van die ikoniese boerekoskoekie sal jou baie tyd en moeite spaar.

Pan-Hertzoggies. Dié kortpadweergawe van die ikoniese boerekoskoekie sal jou baie tyd en moeite spaar.

Hertzoggies, Tradisionelel teetyd-bederf met All Gold konfyt

Hertzoggies, Tradisionelel teetyd-bederf met All Gold konfyt


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