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Sweet Stuff





Tested by Marchann Hoeksema. Found on Maroela Media. English Recipe can be found here

"Romany Creams"

350 g butter
1 cup caster sugar
2 tbsp. icing sugar
1 egg
4 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 tsp baking powder
2 & ½ cups flour
¾ cup of cocoa powder
1 & ½ cup desiccated coconut


200 g plain chocolate

  • Preheat the oven to 180˚C.
  • Place the butter and the sugar in a large bowl and beat together until creamy, then beat in the egg, oil and vanilla essence. Add all the dry ingredients and stir until combined. Work the dough together to form a soft ball.
  • Place the dough on a floured surface and put a piece of cling wrap or baking paper on top. Roll out to 1 cm thickness and scrape the top of the dough with a fork. Cut shapes with a round cookie cutter and transfer to a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes. Leave to cool for 5-10 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Melt the chocolate in a double boiler and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Spread the chocolate over the undersides of half of the biscuits and top with the remaining biscuits.

This recipe is from Fatima Sydow, you can watch her video here

Chocolate Fudge Squares (Munchies/Hedgehogs/Marie Fudge Biscuit squares)

200g Gebreekte Marie beskuitjies
500g Gesifte versiersuiker
1 eier
250g Margarien
75ml Gesifte kakao

Klits eier met vanilla
Smelt margarien oor baie lae hitte tot net gesmelt, voeg kakao, versiersuiker, geklitste eier by.
Verwyder van plaat en gooi krummel beskuitjies by, meng goed
Giet in gesmeerde bak, sit in yskas en laat goed koud word
Sny in blokkies

For the German version you can try making Kalter Hund

Suurlemoen vla tert

  • 1 pak Tennis beskuitjies
  • 1 blik Kondensmelk
  • 100 ml Suurlemoen sap
  • 500 ml dik vla
  • Pak n laag tennisbeskuitjies in a glas bak
  • Gooi al vla oor die beskuitjies en maak gelyk
  • Pak nog n laag tennis beskuitjies bo oor vla
  • Meng kondesnmeld en suurlemoensap en gooi dit bo oor die boonste beskuitjie laag
  • Laat stol en versier met koekiekrummels

Cremora Tert

  • 500g cremora
  • 250 ml kookwater
  • 2 blikke kondensmelk
  • 250 ml suurlemoensap
  • 1 pakkie tennisbeskuitjies
  • Meng cremora en kookwater.
  • Laat dit koud word in yskas.
  • Klits die kondensmelk en suurlemoensap saam.
  • Voeg cremora mengsel by en klits tot styf.
  • Pak tennis beskuitjies in bak.
  • Gooi mengsel oor die tennis beskuitjies en strooi “flake” bo-oor.