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Delicious, buttery morsels of bread with hints of aniseed Mosbolletjies are another South African classic which are best served with thick lashings of butter and a warm cup of tea. Mosbolletjies were initially introduced to South Africa by the French Huguenots who settled in Franschoek in the mide 1600’s. When I first had mosbolletjies, they actually reminded me a bit of naan. Not the naan which is a flatbread, but…

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Lemon and Poppyseed Pancakes

These pancakes are light and fluffy, with a boost of lemon and poppy seeds for an extra flavour boost and texture Everyone needs a go to pancake recipe and this is mine. I often tailor it to suit my preferences and I absolutely love lemons, so decided to make a lemon and poppy seed version. Nothing beats a warm stack of pancakes, piled high with golden syrup and butter. Here…

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Doughnuts filled with Milk Tart Mousse

These eggless doughnuts are wonderfully light and fluffy, with a slightly crisp outside – and perfectly complemented by the delicious, airy milk tart mousse. My mum does not eat eggs and as a result, often does not get to enjoy my baked treats. I am therefore always on the lookout for wonderful eggless recipes. My mum loves the eggless doughnuts from Woolworths and I wanted to try and create something…

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One Bowl Blueberry Muffins

My go to one bowl blueberry muffins are super moist and delicious. When I visit my family in Durban, I usually catch the late evening flight in on a Friday and an early morning flight back to Cape Town on a Monday. I always grab myself a Mugg and Bean muffin to keep me company on the morning flights back home (and an extra large coffee if I know it…

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