South African desserts have a unique taste which vary from different cultures, traditions & backgrounds.

Flavors & textures of South African desserts range from sweet, sour, bitter, spicy, rich, creamy, smooth, grainy, chewy flaky & crispy.

A few well-known desserts of South Africa are namely milk tart, soji, vermicelli, pineapple tart, peppermint tart, malva pudding, snowballs, Chelsea buns, sweet rice,  kheer, mielie cake, Madeira cake & more.

Dry Vermicelli

Dry Vermicelli

DRY VERMICELLI This Dessert Serves 2-4   Dry Vermicelli is an adaption of the Creamy Vermicelli Pudding. This version is exactly what the name says it to be – dry. Unlike the Vermicelli Pudding which is more moist & liqidy, this recipe is much on the drier side but still is quite delicious. This Vermicelli…

Milk Tart

Milk Tart

MILK TART   This South African Dessert Recipe Makes 1 Milk Tart   Milk Tart also known as Melk Tert, is the Afrikaners local cuisine. Milk Tart is a South African dessert. Traditionally, it is a sweet pastry crust filled with creamy deliciousness & topped with sweet, powdered cinnamon. This dessert shows distinctive Dutch traits. Milk Tart Ingredients: Crust: 2 ½ tablespoons…

Almond Horseshoe Biscuits

Almond Horseshoe Biscuits

ALMOND HORSESHOE BISCUITS   This Recipe Makes ± 18 Almond Horseshoe Biscuits   These Almond Horseshoe Biscuits (Cookies) are a real treat especially during those Winter days & pairs up perfectly with a hot cup of coffee or tea. They are also known as Almond Horseshoe Crescents because of their shape. Almond Horseshoe Biscuits are also great for functions, events…