South african fruit cake recipes

South African Trifle

South African Trifle

Dried Fruit Compote. SouthAfrican Trifle / Kate Martens (p). Allow to simmer until the fruit is soft. We decided the traditional trifle needed reinventing by giving it a SouthAfrican twist
Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake

Based on a recipe from SouthAfrican cookbook for allergies and food intolerance by Hilda Lategan – a stunning source of wheat, gluten, maize, egg, milk and soya free recipes
Chocolate peppermint crisp fridge cake

Chocolate peppermint crisp fridge cake

The great thing about this recipe is that it’s idiot-proof and even better is that you can use just about anything in it – nuts, biscuits, dried fruit, sweets, marshmallows, cherries, breakfast cereal, your favourite chocolate bars – have I left anything out
Gluten-free Christmas Cake

Gluten-free Christmas Cake

Adapted from SouthAfrican Cookbook for Allergies and Food Intolerance by Hilda Lategan. Add the fruitcake mix, cherries, grated rind and chopped almonds to the dry ingredients and combine
Olive Oil Polenta Cake

Olive Oil Polenta Cake

This Olive Oil Polenta Cake came to being after I was asked by Olive Central to develop a recipe using SouthAfrican Olive Oil

What’s New And Exciting in Books from PanMacMillan South Africa…

This looked like the most fabulous vegetarian book for kids, not because we are vegetarian ourselves… but because quite frankly… nobody eats enough fruit and veg ever and if I was looking for a book to inspire my kids… to want to try something new, or venture into eating food they already love with a vegetarian twist, then I am all for that
Malva Pudding Recipe

Malva Pudding Recipe

As winter makes itself at home here in the Southern Hemisphere, it is time to move from fridge tarts, cheesecakes and fruit salads to the warm comfort of baked puddings and other sweet treats that you can drape with custard
No-Bake Chocolate Christmas Pudding

No-Bake Chocolate Christmas Pudding

Sure, it wouldn't be Christmas without it, but in our hot SouthAfrican climate, who wants to eat a heavy, steamy, piping hot custard-coated winter pudding
Monkey Gland Rump Kebabs

Monkey Gland Rump Kebabs

I marinated chicken in craft beer, gave coleslaw a modern makeover, turned the classic braaibroodjie into a gourmet bread of epic proportions and elevated the most SouthAfrican dessert of all time, the peppermint crisp tart to a glorious ice cream cake
Muesli Buttermilk Rusks

Muesli Buttermilk Rusks

I played around with the combination of dried fruits, nuts and seeds based on what I had the cupboard and Tannie Maria recommends that in her recipe but make sure you keep the weight of the dry ingredients the same