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…

Madeira Loaf

Madeira Loaf

MADEIRA LOAF This Recipe Makes 1 Loaf   If you love anything that’s baked, especially cakes & loaves then this Madeira Loaf is a must try. A madeira cake is basically a sponge cake which is airy, moist & traditionally includes lemon in the recipe. This cake gets it’s name from the Portuguese wine “Madeira”…