Kolwyntjies

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Kolwyntjies (korrewyntjies) – Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights – Salwaa Smith [caption id="attachment_42403" align="aligncenter" width="490"]Kolwyntjies (korrewyntjies, cupcakes) Kolwyntjies (korrewyntjies, cupcakes)[/caption] Nowadays kolwyntjies are better known as cupcakes, kolwyntjies were baked for special occasion topped with a spread of icing and topped with hundreds and thousands or eaten plain. Shukran / tramekasie / thank you Grandma Soraya for the recipe ;) Click here for details of where to purchase my latest cookbook   Creating memories, today my granddaughters helped me baked kolwyntjies! [caption id="attachment_42412" align="aligncenter" width="201"] Maryam & Thanaa
May Allah bless them always, Ameen[/caption] Phototastic-2015-08-20-19-41-38     Makes 24 Ingredients: 100g softened butter 3 Tbsp cooking oil 1 cup sugar 3 large eggs 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 3/4 cup warm milk 1 tsp vanilla essence   Method: Using a large mixing bowl cream the butter, oil and sugar together. Mix in the eggs one at a time. Fold in the self-raising flour, baking powder, milk and vanilla essence. Pour the mixture into 24 cupcake cases or into 2 well-greased (grease with butter and dust with flour) muffin tins. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 15 – 20 minutes. Cool on a wire rack completely before decorating. [caption id="attachment_42407" align="aligncenter" width="490"]Kolwyntjies Kolwyntjies[/caption]   Frosting: 1 ¼ cup icing sugar 2 Tbsp butter 3 tsp hot water Food colouring as desired Mix all the ingredients together. Divide into small bowls and add the food colouring. Spread a spoonful over the cakes, sprinkle with hundreds and thousands and top with a sweet, chocolate or candy. [caption id="attachment_42404" align="aligncenter" width="490"]Kolwyntjies nowadays known as Cupcakes :) Kolwyntjies nowadays known as Cupcakes :)[/caption] © Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights  

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