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.

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…

Moist Chocolate Cake

Moist Chocolate Cake

MOIST CHOCOLATE CAKE This Recipe Serves 5-6   Who doesn’t love a Moist Chocolate Cake? This Moist Chocolate Cake recipe will have you baking it ever so often. One bite & you’ll see why this velvety beauty is worth making. This cake is so moist & by far the best chocolate cake I’ve ever tasted. Moist Chocolate Cake Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose…

Romany Creams Custard Dessert

Romany Creams Custard Dessert

ROMANY CREAMS CUSTARD DESSERT   This Dessert Recipe Serves 1-2   This Romany Creams Custard Dessert is so refreshing & delicious. The texture is creamy & smooth, almost like a pudding without all the effort & mess. In South Africa, Romany Creams is a traditional coconut infused chocolate biscuit (cookie) which is sandwiched together with milk…