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African dessert

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for African dessert. Get inspired and try out new things.

A favourite South African dessert with a splash of Amarula and made in 15 minutes! Making milk tart has never been this simple!

South African Cake: Jan Ellis Pudding (think tres leches cake-so yummy!)

Jan Ellis pudding is a South African dessert named after a much-loved rugby player Jan Ellis. The recipe is easy to make, and drenched in delicious syrup

Milk tart with creamy filling and a homemade crust is a South African classic. Perfect as dessert or served for tea time. #milktart #southafricanrecipe

63 · 60 minutes · Milk tart with creamy filling and a homemade crust is a South African classic. Perfect as dessert or served for tea time. #milktart #southafricanrecipe

11 ingredients

  • 5 Egg yolks
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Almond extract
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Cornstarch / cornflour
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp Butter, salted
  • 1/2 cup Heavy / whipping cream
  • 2 cups Milk
South African Roly-Poly Baked Dessert (around the world party)

6 · 70 minutes · Keep this recipe for cold days! Everone loves it, and in South Africa it is a traditional favourite. You must have this at hand, as it is easy and quick and a delight, served as is or with ice cream or custard. Please note that I did two step-by-step photographs, which you'll find if you click on "photos". One shows how to roll up the dough, and the 2nd what the pudding and sauce look like before going into the oven.

9 ingredients

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Apricot jam
Baking & Spices
  • 3 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 5/8 cup Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Water
Malva Pudding, South African Baked Dessert. Photo by SnufkinFin http://www.food.com/recipe/malva-pudding-south-african-baked-dessert-118545

52 · 70 minutes · This is more delicious than the sum of its parts! It's a real traditional oldie. RETESTED ON 22 Oct 07: After reading the reviews, I have just made this again. I cut down a little on the sugar in the sauce (it was 5 oz originally), but it should actually be a sweet pudding!! The sauce was quite enough to moisten the entire pudding -- it should not be dripping with sauce, as you can see in the photographs. Do not serve immediately, but let it stand, keeping warm, to give the sauce a chance to…

14 ingredients

  • 2 Eggs, large
  • 1 tbsp Apricot jam
Baking & Spices
  • 1 2/3 cup 6 1/2 ounces sugar
  • 5 oz All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3 oz Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla essence
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 3 1/2 oz Butter
  • 3/4 cup Cream, fresh
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • 1/3 cup Water, hot