Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism

Cape Brandy Tart by Goederust Restaurant


250g pitted dates, chopped
1 cup boiling water
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
100g butter, room temperature
1 extra large egg
1 ¼ cup flour
Pinch of salt
½ tsp baking powder
½ cup pecan nuts

Preheat oven to 180”C
Sprinkle dates with bicarbonate of soda and pour over the boiling water. Cool down.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add the egg bit by bit.
Sift dry ingredients twice.
Fold the dry ingredients alternatively with the dates into the creamed egg mixture.
Pour into a greased oven dish and bake for 45 minutes

¾ cup sugar
¾ cup water
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp vanilla essence
½ cup brandy

Bring sugar, water and butter to the boil.
Remove from the heat and add vanilla essence and brandy.
Pour over tart

Enjoy with whipped cream.

Download the Cape Brandy Tart Recipe by Goederust (PDF)

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.


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