5 South African Winter Desserts to Warm You Up


With a South African winter in full swing, there has never been a better time to indulge in warm homemade desserts. So let’s look at some of our favourite winter desserts you can whip up for the family in no time, using baking ingredients South Africans love. 

Chocolate Loaf Deliciousness

Chocolate Loaf in Brandy is a delightful dessert perfect for an afternoon tea with friends. Unfortunately, we cant ensure that there will be dessert leftovers after the catch-up sessions! If you’re looking for a brandy substitute, elevate the chocolate loaf with an orange sauce instead. Check out the Stork Chocolate Loaf in Brandy recipe here

Awe-Inspiring Malva Pudding Waffle Cake

Made with Stork Baking Margarine, the Malva Pudding Waffle Cake is a creation of wonder. Draw a chorus of oohs and aahs from wide-eyed guests as you present a cake that deserves its spotlight. Check out the Malva Pudding Waffle Cake recipe here

Decadent Hot Cross Bun Pudding

Made with Stork Country Spread, this yummy take on the classic bread and butter pudding uses hot cross buns. The warm pudding is packed with wholesome flavours like lemon zest, vanilla, nutmeg, and marmalade. You could choose to serve the pudding with vanilla ice cream or custard or if you’re feeling adventurous, decorate with small chocolate eggs and a light dusting of icing sugar. Check out the recipe here

Fun Koeksister Ice Cream Cones

Koeksister Ice Cream Cones are popular with kids and are a great way to celebrate South African heritage. So add a little bit of sweetness to the end of a tiring day by serving this adorable dessert to family and friends. Check out the Koeksister Ice Cream Cones recipe here

Satisfying Baked Lemon Meringue Sago Puddings

It’s hard not to fall in love with a perfectly made meringue. It’s even harder not to be comforted by spoonfuls of sago pudding. So how about the best of both worlds? Get the Baked Lemon Meringue Sago Puddings recipe here

If you’re looking to impress family and friends with your baking prowess, explore Stork’s baking recipes for inspiration. Where there is a whisk, there is a way! Have fun making and baking with Stork.