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Buttermilk rusks are always a winner, especially when dunked in tea or coffee! While South Africans around the world yearn for and enjoy the well known Ouma Rusks,there’s something a bit special about home made rusks. For those not in the know, rusks are kind of like biscotti, and a much loved South African treat. Thanks to... Read More »

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Traditional Koeksisters

These South African Doughnuts are gooey, sweet and very sticky - crisp on the outside and tender inside.

Easy Peppermint Crisp Pudding - arguably one of South Africa's favourite desserts. A great recipe to whip up for unexpected Christmas guests!

Mealie Corn Bread

South African Corn Bread - A MOIST and DELICIOUS cornbread that you just have to make to appreciate!

peppermint crisp pudding

This is a classic South Africa dessert that is so easy to whip up and hardly warrants a recipe. Its something I just make without thinking.

South African Style Lemon Meringue, the best, you MUST try them!!

South African Rusks (Sliced) this recipe is great- I halve it and add a handful of shredded coconut and more dried fruit! A staple in my kitchen now!

Nothing says South African heritage like some good koeksisters! #recipe

South African Recipes Hertzog cookies (Kathy Termorshuizen)

Ystervarkies are small cubes of cake that are dipped in chocolate sauce and then rolled in coconut, to resemble hedgehogs. (“Yservarkie” is Afrikaans for “hedgehog”.) South African lamingtons are much smaller than the Australian and New Zealand versions, usually measuring only 3 or 4 cm square.