Mielie bake

Recipe from: 9 September 2015
recipe, braai, mielies

Ingredients 11
Servings 1
Minutes 00:20

Ingredients

Serving Change
  • 1
    cup
    maize meal or polenta
  • 1 3/4
    cup
    milk or coconut milk
  • 4
    eggs, separated
  • 2
    Tbs
    sugar
  • 1/2
    tsp
    salt
  • 1/4
    tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 2
    Tbs
    bread flour
  • 1
    Tbs
    olive oil
  • 2
    cup
    frozen or 1 tin (340 g) whole-kernel corn
  • 2
    Tbs
    chopped rosemary
  • 1 1/2
    cup
    grated cheddar
 

Method

00:20
 
Grease a 20 x 20 cm oven dish or a number 2 potjie. Preheat the oven to 180º C or prepare your coals like you would for baking bread.

Mix the maize meal and milk in a saucepan until it forms a smooth mixture. Heat slowly while you stir for 5 – 10 minutes until it’s thick and steaming. Remove the pan from the heat.

Combine the egg yolks with the sugar, salt and pepper. Stir this through the pap along with the bread flour and oil. Add the mielies, rosemary and half the cheese.

Beat the egg whites in a separate bowl until stiff. Fold into the batter. Spoon the batter into the greased dish and sprinkle over the rest of the cheese.

Clear a circle in the coals and put the potjie on a braai triangle in the middle. Put some coals on the lid or put the open dish in the oven. The bake will be ready after 35 minutes – it should be golden brown and slightly puffy.

TIP:

You can also stir through a small handful of fried bacon pieces or mushrooms before you bake it.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Go! Magazine

Text: Aletta Lintveld

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