Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights - Salwaa Smith — Cakes

April News

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Greetings Everyone Trust you are all enjoying good health with the mercy of the Allmighty. We are well into April, can you believe it? Seems like it was New Year the other day! Anyway, I thought I'd give you an update of all the new developments here at Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights. Thus far, the year has proved to be full of sadness, blessings and new adventures for me, Alhamdullilaah (all praise to the Almighty). My dad, Mogamat Moosa Francis, passed away at the beginning of February after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Six weeks later my sister in law,...

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Basic Cupcakes

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Basic Cupcakes Here is my basic recipe for quick and easy cupcakes. These easy cupcakes are so simple to make. Decorate with a swirl of delicious buttercream frosting, whipped fresh cream topped with fruit, ganache or plain icing sugar. From My Kitchen To Yours - keeping our heritage alive Ingredients: 250g soft butter 1 cup caster sugar 4 extra large eggs 2 cups self-raising flour Method: Quick and easy, no fuss cupcakes. Preheat the oven to 170° Celsius. Line 2 muffin trays with 24 cupcake cases. Add all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Using an electric hand whisk, beat...

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Free Cakes For Kids

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Cakes For Kids – Free Birthday Cakes For Less Privileged Children A Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights Initiative – established in memory of our deceased parents. May Allah / God elevate their status in paradise, ameen. [caption id="attachment_43189" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Cakes For Kids - Free Birthday Cakes For Less Privileged Children[/caption] I started this initiative (Cakes For Kids) after doing much research. I wanted to do something for the children in care homes, etc or whose parents simply can’t afford to give their child a birthday cake. I know from my own children and grandchildren even if you don’t...

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Orange Cake 

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Orange Cake  Salwaa Smith - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights  This cake have a citrusy flavour and the  sweet and sourness  of the orange juice and the orange butter icing gives this cake an incredible taste. Absolutely delicious.  Ingredients  Serves: 12 2 cups cake flour ½ teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder 300g caster sugar 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs, beaten 1 ½ teaspoons grated orange zest Orange butter icing: 6 tablespoons butter, softened 250g icing sugar #capemalaycooking 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 teaspoon vanilla essence  1 teaspoon grated...

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Peaches & Cream Sponge Cake

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Peaches & Cream Sponge Cake - Salwaa Smith - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights Use the summer fruit which is in abundance now in South Africa, to decorate your cakes and bakes. [caption id="attachment_42680" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Peaches & Cream Sponge Cake[/caption] Ingredients: 1 cup castor sugar 4 extra large eggs 1 cup sunflower oil 2 tsp vanilla essence 1 1/2 cups cake flour 1 cup self raising flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup milk 300 ml fresh cream, whipped Fresh or canned fruit of choice to decorate Melted chocolate, optional Roasted dessicated coconut for the sides, optional #capemalaycooking...

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