Sunday, 14 June 2015



2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 cup sour milk
1/4 cup melted butter
4 teaspoons baking powder
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

1. Beat sugar and eggs together
2. Add sour milk and beat well for a few minutes
3. Add the rest of the ingredients and form a soft dough
4, Roll out on a floured surface, to about 1 - 1/2 cm thick. Cut with a doughnut cutter
5. Fry in hot deep oil, drain on paper towels
6. Coat with melted chocolate, sprinkle with chopped nuts, with. A mixture of cinnamon and castor sugar or with a glazé

125 ml icing sugar
About 15 ml boiling water
1ml vanilla or lemon essence
Few drops of colouring

Sift icing sugar and add enough water to make a smooth consistency
Add the essence and colouring.**
Fatima Ismail Ebrahim*