500ml self-raising flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
30ml melted butter
5 ml vanilla essence
400 ml cooking oil
Sift flour and salt into a bowl and stir in 15ml sugar. Make a well in centre and add egg, butter, vanilla essence and milk. Mix to a thick pancake batter. Heat oil in a large frying pan and drop batter, 15ml at a time, into it. Fry fritters until golden brown, about 3 minutes on either side. Drain on absorbent paper and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Serve hot. Makes 36.
Add 4 large ripe bananas (mashed) and banana essence instead of vanilla essence.
Add 250ml mashed cooked pumpkin
About Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights
Cape Malay Home Cooking made easy. The Muslim community has also had a large influence on the cooking of South Africa. Cape Malay cuisine is delicious. It usually consists of a combination of fruit, spices, vegetables and meat.
Using my cooking know how to inspire everyone to cook the food they love. Here you will find tried and tested simple and delicious recipes for relaxed home cooking that go far beyond baking. From easy soups and roasts to delicious breads, deserts, stews, etc…
All the recipes seen here are prepared in my kitchen with photos taken by my family and me. So please don’t expect professional photography or styling, it’s just the way we have our meals on a normal day!
My motto is:
"Give a man a plate of food and you've fed him for the day. Teach a man to cook and you feed him for a lifetime" - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights
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