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Mealie bread

Makes 1 loaf Mealie bread is a true South African favourite and a popular side dish with a braai. Everyone has their own recipe, but this easy version is made with everyday ingredients and will disappear from the table in an instant. Bake the batter as muffins to pack for a picnic, lunch boxes or food for the road on…

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Homemade bread

Makes 1 large or 2 smaller loaves (1,5 kg bread dough) INGREDIENTS 1 kg stone ground or ordinary white bread flour 1 x 10 g packet instant yeast 10 ml (2 tsp) soft brown sugar 7,5 ml (½ tbsp) salt 60 ml (¼ cup) Westfalia Plain Avocado Oil about 800 ml lukewarm water extra flour for kneading METHOD 1. Place…

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Chocolate cake with avocado oil

Makes  1 x two-layer cake This light and fluffy cake recipe is so versatile. The batter is enough for 2 x 20 cm cakes, but if you feel like a more indulgent three-layer cake, like in the photograph, then double the batter and bake in 3 x 18 cm or 20 cm tins. Alternatively, bake a batch of chocolate cupcakes….

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Apple and berry galette

Serves 8 – 10 A galette is a tart with a more rustic shortcrust pastry and fruity filling. The pastry is folded over the edges of the filling, leaving the centre uncovered. In this version half the butter in the pastry is replaced with avocado oil, ideal for baking, for a delicious taste and texture. Ingredients Pastry 400 ml (225…

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