Serve this recipe for Prawn and Basil Pesto Crostinis as a delicious, South Africanised appetiser or snack

Ingredients
Crostinis
100g maize meal
30ml boiling water

200g cake flour
1 egg
10ml (2 tsp) baking powder
80ml warm water
50g butter, melted

Topping
80g basil pesto
200g small prawns, cooked
small handful Rosa tomatoes, halved

How to
Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Mix the maize meal with 30ml boiling water and set aside for 5 minutes.

In a blender, blitz the maize mixture, flour, egg, baking powder, 80ml warm water and butter, 15 minutes.

Place spoonfuls of dough on a lined baking tray, flatten and bake until golden brown, 10 – 15 minutes. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool completely.

Top the crostinis with basil pesto, prawns and tomatoes, and serve.

Recipe from Recipes From a Normal Mum, published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported license.

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