Recipe from Kufunda Village


  • 1 cup sweet potato flour
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder
  • 150g margarine
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the egg and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add the milk and stir to combine.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together both flours, baking powder and salt.
  5. Combine the wet and dry ingredients and stir until smooth.
  6. Drop spoonfuls of the dough onto a greased, floured baking tray.
  7. Bake in a medium oven (180°C) for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
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Anna Brazier
Anna Brazier is the editor of Naturally Zimbabwean. She was born in Zambia but has lived most of her life in Zimbabwe. She has a BSc in Ecology and an MSc in Sustainable Development and works as a consultant promoting sustainable agriculture, nutrition, traditional foods and community resilience in Africa and beyond. She lives in Harare with her husband and three children.

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