Recipes

All my yummy recipes in one spot!

Marshmallow Fridge Tart, Creamy Cool Chocolate Indulgence

If you love marshmallows, chocolate and nuts you will be crazy about this recipe. It is very rich so it’s a treat for a special occasion. My husband is crazy about this dessert. It is easy to make but prepare it the day before so it has some time to set in the fridge. This recipe comes from my mom’s recipe collection but I am not sure what magazine she cut it out from. Marshmallow Fridge Tart. Marshmallow Fridge Tart Ingredients: 400 g white and pink marshmallows 250 ml milk 200 g hazelnut chocolate 820 g evaporated milk, chilled (2 cans)…

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Oh so delicious Lamb Shank Pie

This recipe is from my grandmother’s recipe collection, neatly cut from a magazine, this recipe was in Huisgenoot and was sent in by Hendrik Conradie, I’m not sure when tho. This is a huge family favourite and got copied down countless times, it always makes it’s appearance on the table on Christmas day and other special occasions and there is hardly ever any left over. Lamb Shank Pie. Lamb Shank Pie Ingredients for filling: 1.4 kg Lamb Shanks 25 ml Oil 1 Medium Sized Onion, chopped 50 ml All purpose flour 25 ml Mushroom Soup Powder 240 ml Milk 1 Tin…

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My Grandmother’s Carrot Cake

This Carrot Cake is a recipe from my Grandmother’s recipe collection. I’m sure all our Grandmother’s has either a big book or file filled with little recipes cut from magazines and scribbled down recipes on pieces of paper that got written down from friends and family throughout the years.So here is one of my favourites, my Grandmother’s carrot cake. Carrot Cake Ingredients: 500ml Flour 10ml Baking Powder 10ml Baking Soda 5ml Salt 10ml Cinnamon 4 Eggs 250ml Oil 500ml Sugar 350g Carrots, grated Method: Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon together. Beat the eggs, oil and…

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Leche Flan – A dessert from the Philippines

This is one of my husband’s favourite desserts. I am not this dish’s biggest fan and the only one I liked so far was one I had in the Philippines. I made this for his birthday in February and it was a big hit with my friends. Leche Flan. Leche Flan I changed a recipe I found online because I didn’t have all of the ingredients from the recipe. I used the recipe on Mangoes and Palm Trees, we don’t have palm sugar in South Africa so I just used regular sugar and I didn’t use lemon/lime juice. Traditionally a Leche…

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Green Fig Cake

My grandmother turned 88 years old on the 8th of April.  I wanted to make her a granadilla cake, but oh my, no granadilla pulp at Woolworths and who has time and patience to stand in the line at Pick n Pay for only one item. Definitely not me! Green Fig Cake. I looked around in the baking isle and my eye fell on the Fig Coulis, well, figs are one of my grandmother’s favourite fruit and the consistency is very much the same as granadilla pulp, so then, just there I decided ~ Green Fig Cake it will be. I…

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