Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism

Red Velvet Cake from Cafe BonBon


Makes three 9-inch cakes or 24 cupcakes

3 3/4 cups cake flour (390 g)

2 tsp cream of tar tar

½ cup self-raising flour

4 1/2 tbsp. NATURAL cocoa powder (not Dutch processed or dark)

2 tsp. salt

6 tsp. Baking Powder

Sieve together

2 1/4 cup butter (340 g)

2 tbsp. vanilla extract

3 3/4 cups white sugar (750 g)

6 eggs

Cream room temperature Butter and sugar and vanilla till light and fluffy then add eggs one at a time

¾ cup buttermilk (170 mL)

3/4 cup plain yogurt (170 g)

4 medium raw beetroot grated

6 strawberry’s

3 tbsp. white vinegar

3 tbsp. lemon juice

Peel raw beetroot and grate, add to food processor with lemon juice and vinegar and blend till very smooth, add yoghurt, and buttermilk and strawberries and blend further.

Add dry goods to butter mixture and fold till stiff, then add beetroot mixture, divide into two tins

750 grams creams cheese

6 cups icing sugar

340 grams butter

2 teaspoon vanilla

3 tablespoons cream

Whisk butter and sugar till smooth then add rest of ingredients together FOR ICING


The Dwarsrivier Valley

The Dwarsrivier Valley serves as a triumphant example of the way forward. Here we can experience a unique balance between pure historical Cape Culture and modern day lifestyles of wellness, gourmet foods and fine wines. The valley has what it takes to satisfy the humanitarian, the socialite, the nature lover, the historian, the adventurous spirit and certainly the connoisseur.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


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Saturday: 09h00 – 12h00

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Fax: 086 764 4853

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Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism

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Municipal Offices
Main Road (R310)