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South African Mielie Bread 5/5 (1)

By Richard Poynton - March 17, 2014

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Download South African Mielie Bread recipe.

1x 400g tin creamed sweetcorn – drained
3 eggs
1 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar
pinch of nutmeg
125ml buttermilk or yoghurt
125ml flour
1 tsp baking powder
Mix all the ingredients
Pour into a greased loaf tin
Bake for 1 hour at 180°C
Serve warm so the butter can melt into the slice!

About Richard Poynton

Richard Poynton Richard is in love with food, a passion of his since school days. All his and Mouse’s travels have been based around food and wine, giving him experiences which have stood him in good stead for his food creations at Cleopatra. He bases all his dishes on flavour first and loves trying new ingredients and ideas – mixing and matching – to give a perfect balance on each plate.


One thought on “South African Mielie Bread

  1. Hi Richard, I’m looking for a good Mielie bread recipe to go on the Christmas table so when I saw one attached to “cleomountain” I knew that it could only mean you, and that it would be a good one! I’d like to use your recipe but I’m a bit confused by the ‘drained tin of sweetcorn’ because from my experience its not really liquid enough to drain without half the contents squishing out, or do you mean empty the tin into a colander and run water through it so you would only have the softened corn left?
    I do hope this message gets to you as I would really like to name drop at the Christmas table.
    Kind Regards
    Leslie Conlon

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