Simple South African Dessert Recipes | Tarts, Cakes, Puds & Pies
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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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 Honey Milk Tart

No-bake Honey Milk Tart

Fancy something sweet? We’ve taken a simple stovetop milk tart recipe and added a delicious Rhodes Honey swirl to it.

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Marshmallow Fridge Tart

Marshmallow Fridge Tart

Take your family down memory lane to the sweet 70s where layers of crushed biscuit, fruit, jelly, cream and marshmallows await. It’s delightfully decadent.

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Chocolate-Orange Lamington Cake Pops

Chocolate-Orange Lamington Cake Pops

We give chocolate cake pops an orange twist.

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Fruit-Filled Cremora Tart

Fruit-Filled Cremora Tart

​Revisit this always popular retro South African dessert.

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Easy Pear & Caramel Trifle

Easy Pear & Caramel Trifle

We love a classic trifle, but we almost love this pear and caramel version more.

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Easy Malva Pudding

Easy Malva Pudding

Traditional South African malva pudding – a great dessert for any season.

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Melkkos & Grilled Honey Peaches

Melkkos & Grilled Honey Peaches

Nothing softens a South African heart faster than a bowl of sweet melkkos.

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No-Bake Granadilla Cheesecake

No-Bake Granadilla Cheesecake

​This fridge cheesecake is an old South African favourite.

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5 Malva Pudding Cupcakes

Malva Pudding Cupcakes

South Africa’s most loved winter pudding in cupcake form.

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Granadilla Mousse

Granadilla Mousse

This light, tangy mousse is just the thing after a heavy meal.

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