Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights - Salwaa Smith — Easy

Chocolate Fudge

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As the season of sharing gifts is nearing here is another great idea for homemade treats to give as a gift. Ideal for gifting to the person that has everything ;) Makes approximately 60 pieces of soft chocolate fudge. [caption id="attachment_42627" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Chocolate Fudge[/caption] Ingredients: 400g dark or milk chocolate 1 can condensed milk (497g) 1 Tbsp butter 1 cup icing sugar 55g chopped nuts, optional #capemalaycooking Method: Using a heavy based saucepan, break or chop the chocolate into small pieces. Add the condensed milk and butter. Heat over low heat, stirring until the chocolate is melted and smooth. Beat...

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Number 1 Birthday Cake

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I made a number 1 birthday cake for my granddaughter, Aisha, who turned 1 last week. For this cake I made a double batch of  my chocolate cake mixture. I drew a number 1 on a A4 paper, cut it out, then shaped the number 1 from there onto the cakes. With the left over cake pieces I made a chocolate trifle. Chocolate Cake To make the number 1 cake you will need to make 2 batches of chocolate cake mixture. Ingredients for 1 cake: 3 large eggs, separated 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup cold water 1/2 cup cooking oil...

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Yoghurt Cake

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Yoghurt Cake – Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights – Salwaa Smith Use any flavour yoghurt to make this easy, quick and delicious cake for afternoon tea. Dust with icing sugar and enjoy with a warm or cold beverage. [caption id="attachment_42513" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Strawberry Yoghurt Cake[/caption] Ingredients: 3 large eggs ½ cup cooking oil 1 cup white sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 ½ cup self-raising flour ½ cup yoghurt (any flavour) Icing sugar for dusting [caption id="attachment_42511" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Yoghurt Cake Dusted With Icing Sugar[/caption] Method: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease a Bundt tin or a...

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Fig Jam / Preserve

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Fig Jam / Preserve – Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights – Salwaa Smith [caption id="attachment_42464" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Fig Jam[/caption] A very easy, no fuss recipe to make wholesome homemade fig jam. No preservatives, you won’t need any anyway, this jam is so good it will be gone in no time. Makes a great gift as well. Ingredients: 1 kg ripe figs, trimmed and chopped into small pieces 2 cups sugar 2 cinnamon sticks Rind and juice of 1 large lemon Method: Place all the ingredients in a deep stainless steel pot, cover and stand overnight at room temperature. The...

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Saucy Tiger Prawns Served With Lemon Rice

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[caption id="attachment_42443" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Saucy Tiger Prawns[/caption] Click here for outlets of where to purchase my Cape Malay & Other Delights Cookbook from. Saucy Tiger Prawns - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights - Salwaa Smith Quick and easy way of cooking prawns, this recipe can also be used for crayfish tails. Marinade the night before.Ingredients: 18 extra large tiger prawns (approximately 1kg) 1 Tbsp seafood masala (I used the one of Simply Spice) 1/4 cup Nandos lemon & herb sauce 1/4 cup peri-peri Spur sauce 1 Tbsp tomato sauce (optional) #capemalaycooking Method: Slit the prawn on top half way...

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