Uncommon South African Christmas Dishes | Stork
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Uncommon South African Dishes To Make This Christmas

Hello, festive season! The weeks leading up to Christmas is an exciting time for many families. It’s a time of planning, decoration, good cheer and merriment. For the most part, people look forward to the delicious array of baked goods and desserts that deck the table for Christmas lunch. Because Stork loves to bake, we have decided to put together a list of uncommon South African dishes that you can prepare in the comfort of your kitchen this Christmas!

While we all know a few traditional South African recipes that can be made for Christmas, we’ve decided to kick it up a notch. Follow us over here, you may want to invite a neighbour, sharing is caring after all.

Baked Lemon Meringue Sago Pudding

Sago pudding is one of South Africa’s iconic pudding desserts enjoyed by many around the country over the festive season. While sago pudding is undeniably delicious, we have something a little more uncommon. The baked lemon meringue sago pudding recipe is one that will put a delicious little twist on your Christmas pudding. Made with ingredients such as coconut milk, sago, crushed biscuits and freshly squeezed lemon, we’re sure your lunch guests will be coming back for seconds.

Tip: Use high-quality baking ingredients for a light and fluffy, soft and moist baking result.

Cinnamon Sugar Doughnuts stuffed with Isinji

Pumpkin fritters also known as pampoenkoekies is a popular South African recipe that has graced many a Christmas lunch table. And rightfully so. The cinnamon sugar doughnuts stuffed with isinji recipe, however, is a delightful doughnut combined with butternut and mielie pap in the centre. Other delicious condiments include honey, Stork Bake, ground cinnamon and brown sugar.

Tip: Psst, these dessert recipes will come in handy when you’re entertaining guests over the Christmas period. You can thank us later.

Malva Pudding Waffle Cake

Christmas morning calls for an extra special breakfast. The malva pudding waffle cake is made with delicious and creamy ingredients such as custard filling and Malva sauce. Perfect for a Christmas morning breakfast, Christmas does after all only come once a year!

Tip: Try not to use instant custard, follow the recipe exactly for best results.

Salted Caramel Apple Crumble Potjie

While the Peppermint crisp tart remains a staple dessert during Christmas, The salted apple crumble potjie recipe adds a delightfully uncommon dish to your dessert table that is refreshingly different.

Tip: How many baking recipes are too many? Well, when it’s Christmas time, one can never have too many. These baking recipes from Stork will give you more than a few great ideas over the festive period.

Christmas is a time for family and friends. It’s a time for good food and great desserts, fun-filled conversation and quality time in the kitchen spent creating delectable baked treats that are not only good for the tummy but good for the soul.

From the baking team here at Stork, we wish you a merry Christmas, filled with mouth-watering baked delights!

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