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Gedatmelk, a sweet, milky drink served at Cape Malay prayer meetings following a funeral.

Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 litre milk

  • 5 ml ground cardamom

  • 5 ml cinnamon

  • sugar to taste

  • 5 ml rose syrup

Method
  1. Pour milk into a saucepan

  2. Tie cardamom and cinnamon in a muslin bag; hang it in the milk

  3. Stir in sugar; bring to the boil over low heat

  4. Remove from heat; allow to stand for a few minutes to infuse

  5. Remove muslin bag with spices and stir in rose syrup

  6. Serve in small cups.

Category: Beverages

Cuisine: Cape Malay

Sub-Category: Traditional

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