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Extract from Life on a table by Antoinette De Chavonnes Vrugt

500 ml cake flour

15 ml baking powder

2.5 ml salt

5 ml sugar

7.5 ml curry powder

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

250 g rindless bacon, fried and coarsely chopped

250 ml cheddar cheese, grated

250 ml cooked or canned corn kernels

125 ml spring onions, chopped

250 ml buttermilk

15 ml chutney

3 eggs

Combine the dry ingredients with the bacon, cheese, corn kernels and spring onions in a mixing bowl and add the buttermilk, chutney and eggs. Stir until evenly blended.

Grease a medium-sized loaf tin well and spoon the batter into it. Smooth the top.

Bake at 180°C for about 40-50 minutes or until golden brown and thoroughly baked when tested.

Turn out, allow to cool for a few minutes, and serve warm or let cool completely and serve cold.


Photo ©Hentie Burger


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