Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights - Salwaa Smith — salwaa smith

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)[/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]     Makes 24 Ingredients: 100g softened...

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Patterned Swiss Roll

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Patterned Swiss roll - my daughter, Tohierah, saw this idea on the internet and decided to make this cake. You can virtually use any design. Draw a design on a piece of paper and use it as a guideline. Try making hearts, giraffe patterns, flowers, lace patterns, dots, etc... Ingredients For The Pattern 3 Tbsp (50g) unsalted butter, softened ⅓ cup icing sugar, sifted 2 large eggs whites 4 Tbsp cake flour, sifted food colouring as required Method: Cream together butter and icing then add the rest of the ingredients. Mix well until all the ingredients are well combined. Colour as desired....

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Orange Biscuits (lemoen koekies)

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Orange Biscuits (lemoen koekies) Traditional Cape Malay biscuits flavoured with orange essence and dried citrus peels.   [caption id="attachment_42320" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Orange Biscuits / Lemoen Koekies[/caption] Ingredients: 250g soft butter or good quality baking butter 1 cup sugar 1 extra large egg ¼ cup sunflower oil 3 tsp orange essence 4 x 250ml cake flour, sifted 1 tsp ground naartjie/orange/satsuma peel (dried and ground) 1 tsp baking powder Cachous (sen-sen) sweets to complete [caption id="attachment_42321" align="aligncenter" width="236"] Sen-Sent Sweets / Pink Cachous[/caption]   Method: Using a large mixing bowl cream the butter and sugar Add the oil, essence and egg,...

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Saboera Biscuits

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Saboera Biscuits Traditional Cape Malay biscuits subtly flavoured with spices and rose water.   [caption id="attachment_42312" align="aligncenter" width="240"] Saboera Biscuits[/caption]   Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 250g soft butter or good quality baking margarine ¼ cup sunflower oil 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 extra large egg 1 tsp rose water 4 x 250ml cups cake flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground cardamom 2 tsp ground dried naartjie (satsuma) peel   To complete: ½ cup sugar poured into a side plate Black currants   Method: In a large mixing bowl cream the butter and sugar together...

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Chocolate Chiffon Cake

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[caption id="attachment_42257" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Chocolate Chiffon Cake[/caption] Chocolate Chiffon Cake Light and fluffy chocolate cake made in a Bundt or ring tin.   5 extra-large eggs, separated 1 cup white sugar 1 cup self-raising flour ½ cup sunflower oil 2 tsp baking powder ¾ cup hot water (boiled water, slightly cooled) 1/3 cup cocoa powder   Preheat your oven to 170C. Grease a Bundt (ring) tin. Using a large mixing bowl, cream the egg yolks and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the oil and stir to combine. Sift the flour, baking powder and cocoa powder together in a separate...

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