This is one of those popular South African recipes and is great for a side dish at a braai or as part of a lunch box snack.


Serving size
Makes 1 loaf
Ingredients
1 cup (250 ml) coarse mealie meal
2 tsp (10 ml) baking powder
1 cup (250 ml) cake flour
½ tsp (2,5 ml) cayenne pepper or paprika or to taste
½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt
1 cup (250 ml) low-fat maas or buttermilk
3 eggs, beaten
¼ cup (60 ml) sunflower oil
1 x 410 g tin cream style sweetcorn
Method

1. Preheat oven to 180 °C and lightly grease a 1,5 litre bread tin.
2. Place dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
3. Combine the maas, eggs, oil and sweetcorn. Mix into the dry ingredients until well blended.
4. Spoon into the bread tin. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
5. Allow to cool in the pan for a few minutes. Turn out onto a cooling rack.

Tips

1. Grate 2-3 baby marrows and add to the mixture.
2. Stir ¼ cup grated cheese, into the batter or sprinkle half on top.

This recipe is in Cooking from the heart 1. Download PDF recipe book here.

Ingredients

Serving size
 Makes 1 loaf
Ingredients
 1 cup (250 ml) coarse mealie meal
 2 tsp (10 ml) baking powder
 1 cup (250 ml) cake flour
 ½ tsp (2,5 ml) cayenne pepper or paprika or to taste
 ½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt
 1 cup (250 ml) low-fat maas or buttermilk
 3 eggs, beaten
 ¼ cup (60 ml) sunflower oil
 1 x 410 g tin cream style sweetcorn

Directions

Method
1

1. Preheat oven to 180 °C and lightly grease a 1,5 litre bread tin.
2. Place dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
3. Combine the maas, eggs, oil and sweetcorn. Mix into the dry ingredients until well blended.
4. Spoon into the bread tin. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
5. Allow to cool in the pan for a few minutes. Turn out onto a cooling rack.

Tips

1. Grate 2-3 baby marrows and add to the mixture.
2. Stir ¼ cup grated cheese, into the batter or sprinkle half on top.

2

This recipe is in Cooking from the heart 1. Download PDF recipe book here.

Mealie bread