Tag Archives | Baking


Apparently these little tartlets were named after an Old president of South-Africa J B M Hertzog.  They look complicated to make, but they really are not.  They are usually made in a muffin tin or patty pan tin that is not that deep (this recipe makes about 30) but I like it bite size so […]

Bran muffins

I got this muffin recipe from my mother {it’s out of the “You winning recipe” book}.  I remember she always made them. They are delicious and they great for a lunch boxes or picnics.  Only 20min to bake {just the time you take to make a great cuppa} and the best part if you don’t […]

Red Velvet Cupcakes

I have tried and tested a lot of red velvet cupcake recipes and till now this one is the winner.   My mission was to try and get the best recipe with beetroot to colour the cupcakes.  So I used beetroot juice and beetroot pulp, but it seems like the colour fades when baked.  So […]

Carrot cake

This is my granny, Ouma Sonnie’s recipe.  It’s a lovely moist cake, and even I can bake this (I’m new at this baking thing, my middle sister, Leigh-Ann is the baker in the family… I do the cooking for fun)  You need: 4 eggs 2 cups sugar 1 cup oil 2 ½ cup self raising […]