south african recipes

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Fanya Stabile

2-Ingredient Dough Koeksisters

All you need is 2 ingredients – yoghurt and flour – to make the dough for these 4 DELICIOUS sweet treats!

South Africa: Pampoenkoekies

Pampoenkoekies are traditional South African pumpkin fritters that are eaten either sweet with caramel or cinnamon sugar, or savory as an appetizer.

Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake Recipe | Mel's Kitchen Cafe

246 reviews
50 minutes

Sticky toffee pudding is classic, simple, and delicious! A tender, moist date cake is smothered in a toffee sauce and drizzled with a bit of cream. Amazing!

Caramel milk tart

This decadent dish is still one of our most popular recipes of all time!

10 South African Beverage Favorites That Aren't All Alcoholic

These South African beverage favorites aren’t all alcoholic but it doesn’t matter -- they’ll intoxicate you with their flavors, aromas and colors.

My, my it's bobotie pie! | Melkkos & Merlot recipe

A winning recipe that turns ordinary bobotie into a meal plenty grand enough for entertaining.

Malva pudding – an amazing South African dessert

I have had this craving for a caramelly cake for a long time now. I guess it started about a month ago, and finally today my craving was satisfied. And malva pudding was the answer to my prayers! I…

Frikkadel - Delicious South African Braised Meatballs - Manila Spoon

Spiced with cinnamon and coriander and then slowly simmered in a creamy tomato curry sauce make this dish so flavorful and delicious! Giant Meatballs –…


Amarula Cheesecake - The Best South African Dessert With Amarula Liqueur

1 review
50 minutes

Amarula cheesecake is a South African style no-bake cheesecake using the Amarula liqueur from the marula tree. It carries creamy notes of vanilla & caramel.

How to make the perfect Roosterkoek for a South African braai

Here's an easy recipe for Roosterkoek. Heritage day is around the corner in South Africa and you know what that means? BRAAI! Yes, South Africans love their braai days. It's

Brandy and Coke glazed gammon for a South African Christmas feast - Cooksister | Food, Travel, Photography

4 reviews
2.5 hours

Give your Christmas gammon a South African makeover with this brandy and coke gammon recipe - moist, sticky and delicious.


South African Desserts| Uplevel your next dinner party with these 3 mouth-watering South African desserts. Satisfy that sweet tooth with authentic desserts like Malva, Sago and Roly Poly puddings.

Mike Fishpen's traditional South African biltong recipe

THANKS TO MIKE FISHPEN FOR PROVIDING THIS RECIPE! Mike Fishpen is a professional Chef and runs a 'Personal Chef Services' that provides fantastic, fresh, top restaurant quality food in the privacy of people’s homes and board rooms. Here is Mike’s amazing family Biltong recipe that he shared with us. For more informatio