Gedatmelk, a sweet, milky drink served at Cape Malay prayer meetings following a funeral.
1 litre milk
5 ml ground cardamom
5 ml cinnamon
sugar to taste
5 ml rose syrup
Pour milk into a saucepan
Tie cardamom and cinnamon in a muslin bag; hang it in the milk
Stir in sugar; bring to the boil over low heat
Remove from heat; allow to stand for a few minutes to infuse
Remove muslin bag with spices and stir in rose syrup
Serve in small cups.
Cuisine: Cape Malay