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Recipe from: March 2010
evita's kossie sikelela

Ingredients 8
Servings 12
Time 30 minutes


  • 125
    dark chocolate
  • 125
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of caster sugar
  • 1 heaped cup of flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1\2 cup currants


30 minutes
Melt the chocolate and butter in a pot over very low heat. Stir until smooth. Beat the eggs and sugar in a bowl until pale and thick. Fold in the chocolate mixture. combine the flour and baking powder. Sift this into the mixture. Add the nuts and currants and mix well. Line a square 20 cm baking tin with baking paper. Pour in the mixture and bake at 180ºC for 30 minutes. Prick with a skewer to test whether the cake is set. Allow to cool. Cut into squares. Don't worry if they do not but perfectly. They may look like a battered SABE gemors, but they will still taste delicious!

© Recipes taken from Evita’s Kossie Sikelela by Evita Bezuidenhout (Pieter-Dirk Uys) and Linda Vicquery – published in 2010 by Umuzi

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