6 Amazing amasi dessert recipes we’re obsessed with

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South Africa boasts a range of indigenous ingredients from rooibos to marula, and of course, amazing amasi. This thick, creamy and slighty sour fermented milk is used in the base of many traditional dishes, mostly savoury. We're taking it up a notch with 6 beautiful modern dessert recipes, that show off this great ingredient.

Baked amasi custard pudding

A wonderfully rich pudding that can feed the whole family. 

Baked amasi pudding

Amasi flapjacks

Breakfast flapjacks have never been this decadent! Top with maple syrup and your favourite fruit and enjoy a brekkie fit for a king.

Amasi flapjacks

Hot cross bun and amasi ice cream sandwiches

Hot cross buns have hit the shelves in stores already and that gives you a reason to indulge in these summer amasi ice cream sandwiches!

hot cross buns with amasi ice cream

Amasi and cheese scones

If you prefer more savoury flavours these cloud-like amasi scones are the perfect tea-time treat, spread with thick butter and jam, you can thank us later.

amasi and cheese scones


Peppermint Crisp and amasi waffles

These Peppermint Crisp and amasi waffles are just what you need after a long day.

Peppermint crisp waffles

Amasi and condensed milk ice cream

Making ice cream could not be easier with this 3-ingredient recipe for a thick and creamy ice cream - the best part is that you don't need an ice cream machine!

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