Mielie bread

By January 11, 2014Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) coarse mealie meal
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) baking powder
  • 1 cup (250 ml) cake flour
  • ½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) cayenne pepper or paprika or to taste
  • ½ teaspoon (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 1.5l 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. Stir ¼ cup grated cheese, preferably reduced fat, into the batter or sprinkle half on top.

Makes 1 loaf

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