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Corn Bread Muffins

Corn Bread Muffins...

Corn Bread Muffins I was lucky enough to be given a fantastic recipe book called “savour” by some great friends, thank you Chris and Natheera. A bunch of us are off to Dullstroom for the weekend and what would a trip trout fishing be without something delicious to pop into your bag or pocket while out on the water so I tested a few recipes from the book and this corn bread recipe is awesome. I made them as...
Grandma’s Perfect Buttermilk Scones

Grandma’s Perfect Buttermilk Scones...

Buttermilk Scones Forget every scone recipe you’ve ever read. This is the only one you’ll need! (Makes 12 – 15 scones) Recipe by Rozanne. When these came out of the oven I left my office and drove over to try them. It was worth every second in the traffic. They truly are fantastic, this is one of those recipes your children will be asking you to leave them in your will! What you need 4 x 250ml cake...
Spinach & Feta Muffins

Spinach & Feta Muffins...

Spinach & Feta Muffins These muffins are awesome! Not only can they be made in advance, but they are so versatile and light that they can be served for breakfast, lunch and supper. In fact, they are the best Sunday-night supper for all you lazy buggars (like me) who couldn’t be bothered to cook after a wonderful weekend! – Recipe by Rozanne Folks, these little guys are a must try and for a little change...
Buttermilk and bacon Cornbread

Buttermilk and bacon Cornbread...

Buttermilk bacon Cornbread I reckon cornbread is about as South African as you can get but seldom see it anywhere. Just as an aside, when you next make pap for the braai, add a tin of sweetcorn about 20 minutes before you serve it, it’s really great. back to the cornbread. This cornbread recipe uses whole kernels which I like as a sweet pop in the mouth as you are munching your way through it. The buttermilk makes...
Raisin and bran muffins

Raisin and bran muffins...

Rasin bran muffins This recipe can be kept in the fridge for about a week and produces fantastic raisin bran muffins every time. I made a batch of this on Sunday and have enough for about another 4 muffins for tomorrow morning. In total it makes around 30 muffins in a muffin tin that has 6cm diameter holes that are 3cm deep and 2 is more than enough for me for breakfast. Believe me, your family will love these, pop them...
Buttermilk pancakes

Buttermilk pancakes...

Buttermilk pancakes These buttermilk pancakes are beautifully light and puff up so nicely. I love to put a nice size piece of soft butter on top of a stack, smother them in maple syrup and have a few pieces of crisp streaky bacon on the side but serve them with strawberries warmed in a pot with a little sugar or anything else you feel like. You cam alos break up the crisped bacon into small pieces and add them to the...
Quick Cheese Muffins

Quick Cheese Muffins...

Cheese muffins Man these are so easy and so delicious you will not be able to wait for them to cool. The great thing about these is that they take just 10 minutes in the oven so if you are having people over just pop them in the oven a few minutes before they arrive and you will treat them to warm fresh cheese muffins. (makes 12) I also like these with plenty of butter and a something sweet so you will usually find them...
Banana bread with pecans

Banana bread with pecans...

Moist Banana bread This is a really easy banana bread recipe that is moist and will satisfy you day or night. The pecan nuts add such a wonderful texture to the banana bread that you really don’t want to leave them out. This recipe is from an old recipe book that never fails to turn out perfectly so give it a try, you will be very glad you did. If you prefer a more traditional easy banana bread recipe try this easy...
Ham and Cheese Waffles

Ham and Cheese Waffles...

savory waffle Waffles are something I seldom make and for some reason I always get back to them after a long weekend in Dullstrom where we always, without fail have a meal at Harry’s Pancakes. My favourite are the savoury pancakes so here is a waffle recipe that you will love. (makes 4 or 5 waffles) To make this a sweet waffle, just substitute the cheese and ham in the mixture with one heaped tablespoon of sugar...
Pumpkin Fritters

Pumpkin Fritters...

Pumpkin Fritters I had pumpkin fritters that were bought from Woolies and although I enjoyed them, there is nothing like home made pumpkin fritters doused in cinnamon sugar to deal with a comfort food craving. I turned to a trusty book by Lannice Snyman called tortoises and Tumbleweeds and found a really fantastic recipe that did the trick. Try them, they are real simple and the taste, well let’s just say I ate...
Mushroom tarts

Mushroom tarts...

Mushroom tarts These mushroom tarts are amazing, they are like little crustless quiches that you make in a muffin pan and are perfect for picnics, lunch boxes or something special for the road instead of sandwiches. You really must try these, they are fantastic and so easy. (makes 12) What you need 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion finely chopped 500g button mushrooms chopped hand full of parsley...
Easy flapjack recipe

Easy flapjack recipe...

Fluffy crumpet recipe Following on with the baking theme after the Easy cheese muffin recipe, I have this fantastic crumpet recipe that produces the fluffiest crumpets I have ever made. I have added cinnamon to the mixture for a flavor difference but it is not essential to the recipe. Try them out this weekend for a sumptious breakfast, add a few fruit slices and lashings of butter and syrup, you won’t be sorry. What...
Tasty cheese muffins

Tasty cheese muffins...

Cheesse muffins Winter time is snack time and these fantastic and very easy to make cheese muffins are musts to have around the house. Add a handfull of fresh herbs for a difference or a 1/2 teaspoon of paprika for a little something different. (Makes 12 muffins) What you need 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder, yes tablespoon 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups grated cheddar cheese 1 cup...
Buttermilk pancakes

Buttermilk pancakes...

Buttermilk pancakes There are few things better than smell of freshly cooking pancakes in the morning and this buttermilk pancake recipe is just what the doctor ordered. The challenge is to get them to the plate without eating them yourself as soon as they are done. What you will find as that the kids will be waiting by your side, plate in hand to take them from you as soon as they are ready. (Makes 12 10cm pancakes.)...

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