Simple South African Dessert Recipes | Tarts, Cakes, Puds & Pies
ZOLA NENE’S FROZEN YOGHURT WITH CHERRY RIPPLE

ZOLA NENE’S FROZEN YOGHURT WITH CHERRY RIPPLE

Recipe by Zola Nene
An easy-to-prepare sweet and fruity frozen treat to cool you down this summer. All you need is a blender and freezer to make the perfect dessert or a pool-side delight.

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Apricot Pudding

Apricot Pudding

Warm and light apricot bake; a comforting winter pud.

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Fruity Sago Pudding

Fruity Sago Pudding

It's hard to improve on a classic, but we think we have done it. We've added a sweet apricot kiss and a meringue topping to an old fashioned sago pudding recipe. It's a delicious twist to a favourite that's stood the test of time.

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Orange Cake with Citrus Sauce

Orange Cake with Citrus Sauce

Spoil someone special, or yourself, with a dense and delicious orange tea cake drizzled with citrus syrup. Served with whipped cream, we promise, it will fast become your hero of decadent baked cake treats.

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Upside-Down Pear & Chocolate Pudding

Upside-Down Pear & Chocolate Pudding

No fancy equipment required, this rich and fruity chocolate pudding can be made entirely by hand.

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Mango-Glazed Doughnuts

Mango-Glazed Doughnuts

Making glazed doughnuts is easier than you think. We've given this recipe a tropical sweet mango spin.

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Lamington Roll

Lamington Roll

This light and airy sponge roll, dressed up as an Australian Lamington, is a fun dessert or teatime treat.

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Lamington Cake

Lamington Cake

This two-layer, two-toned Lamington cake is so perfectly pretty it will steal any tea party show.

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Dessert Vetkoek

Dessert Vetkoek

This yeast-free South African vetkoek dessert is a firm favourite. The golden dough is tossed in sweet sugar and cinnamon and filled with sticky jam.

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Pretty Pink Lamingtons

Pretty Pink Lamingtons

Pretty, spongy and delicious. We love these Pink Lamingtons with a strawberry jam centre and a desiccated coconut coating. Perfect for spoiling the mom in your life.

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Decadent Potbrood

Decadent Potbrood

We've added a jam, chocolate and marshmallow twist to a traditional potbrood recipe. Make it an occasion and bake it over the coals at a braai, or simply pop it in the oven until it's done.

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No-Bake Pineapple Cheesecake

No-Bake Pineapple Cheesecake

​Make ahead no-bake cheesecake, refreshing and light.

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