The heart of any home, is in the kitchen and the secret ingredient to cooking is always love.
In this week's episode of Siba's table, Siba is feeling nostalgic and misses home town cooking, so she takes a trip down memory lane with some delicious home-cooked meals.
She’s also involved in a kitchen clash with the world-renowned “Test Kitchen” and “Pot Luck Club” chef, Luke- Dale Roberts.
Catch Siba's Table on the Food Network, DSTV channel 175 every Thursday at 8pm.
200 g butter, diced plus extra for greasing
275 g cake flour
2t baking powder
Salt a pinch
215 g caster sugar
4 large free-range eggs
1t vanilla extract
Whipped cream, for serving
Apricot jam, for serving
Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a 12-cavity muffin pan with butter. Place the butter into a mixing bowl, then sift in the flour, baking powder, salt and add the sugar.
Rub together using your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the eggs, one at a time, stirring until mixed. Add the vanilla extract and mix.
Scoop two heaped spoonfuls into each cavity of the muffin pan. Bake for 20–25 minutes, or until puffed up and cooked through.
Cool slightly, then remove from the pan using a palette knife. Serve with cream and apricot jam or any jam of your choice.