Biltong Cheese Puffs

A moreish snack with truly South African flavours!

Recipe by: Holly Rey & Mimi Rey


  • 2 Cups flour
  • 2 Egg
  • 4 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Cups grated cheese
  • 1 Tbsp grated biltong (the fine powdery stuff works fine or ask the local biltong shop for the scrapings from cutting biltong)
  • 2 Cups Maas

How To Make:

  1. In a large bowl combine the flour baking powder, cheese and biltong.
  2. In smaller separate bowl, whisk together the Maas and eggs.
  3. Make a hole in middle of flour mixture and pour in the Maas and egg mixture.
  4. Using a flat blade cutlery knife carefully together in a clockwise movement until all the liquid mix has been absorbed. DON’T OVERMIX.
  5. Spoon into well greased muffin pan and bake for 10 – 15 minutes.
  6. Watch carefully because not all oven temps are equal.
  7. Test with toothpick which should come out with a few moist crumbs on it.
  8. Remove and brush lightly with a little melted butter, sprinkle with more fine biltong and pop them back in the oven for another minute. Done and dusted.
  9. Remove from oven and give them a few minutes to relax and stop clinging to pan.
  10. Devour whilst still warm buttered and filled with your favs. Cheese, Bovril, more biltong

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