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

Serves: 6
  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