COVID-19 is a serious global pandemic. The South African government has created an online resource and news portal to educate South Africans about the virus, preventative measures, symptoms and treatment.

Please click here to visit the website and find out more: https://sacoronavirus.co.za/


Warm Marmite cake


Warm Marmite cake

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Serves: Makes 1 large cake

A true South African favourite


125ml (100 g) sugar

250ml (140 g) Snowflake cake flour

10ml baking powder

2ml salt

125ml milk

30ml butter or margarine

2  extra-large eggs


60g butter or margarine

45ml Marmite

60ml (25 g) finely grated cheddar cheese


  • Beat eggs and sugar together until light and creamy.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and salt together and fold into egg mixture.
  • Heat milk and butter in a small, heavy-based saucepan. DO not boil; stir until butter is melted. Remove from heat and stir mixture into batter.
  • Spoon mixture into a greased 23 cm ovenproof tart dish. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 °C for about 40 minutes, or until done. Remove cake from oven. Prick with a fork.
  • Topping: Melt butter and Marmite together in the microwave and pour over warm cake. Sprinkle with grated cheese and serve warm.