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Ultimate Comfort Food: Macaroni and Cheese Cake

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  • 400 g dried macaroni
  • Oil for drizzling and frying
  • 200 g chorizo (sliced)
  • 250 g streaky bacon (chopped)
  • 1 L milk
  • 5 large eggs
  • 5 ml mustard powder
  • 5 ml salt
  • 5 ml ground black pepper
  • 250 g grated Kasselshoop Cheddar Cheese
  • 75 g parmesan cheese (grated)


  1. Preheat oven to 240 degrees and heat a pizza stone as per manufacturer instructions or a
  2. baking sheet large enough to hold a 22cm loose bottomed cake tin for 20 minutes until very
  3. hot
  4. Boil the macaroni in salted water for 5 minutes less than the packet instructions
  5. Drain, drizzle with a bit of oil and set aside
  6. Heat some oil in a pan and fry the chorizo until the fat has rendered and the chorizo is
  7. crispy
  8. Remove the sausage and fry the bacon in the fat until crispy
  9. Remove from the pan and set aside with all the rendered fat
  10. Line the base of a 22cm loose bottomed cake tin with 2 layers of baking paper, letting the
  11. paper stick out from the rim.
  12. Grease the sides of the cake tin
  13. Whisk the milk, eggs and seasoning
  14. Mix the macaroni, chorizo, bacon and most of the cheese (leave some cheese to sprinkle
  15. on top)
  16. Spoon the macaroni into the cake tin, pressing down firmly as you spoon the mixture into
  17. the tin
  18. Remove the pizza stone or baking sheet from the oven and turn the temperature down to
  19. degrees C
  20. Place the cake tin on the hot stone or sheet and slowly pour the milk mixture over the
  21. macaroni
  22. Bake for 30 minutes or until the egg mixture has set (loosely cover with foil if the top
  23. browns too much)
  24. Remove from the oven and let the cake stand for about 5 minutes
  25. Use a knife to gently loosen the edges and remove from the cake tin
  26. Remove the baking paper, place on a serving plate and serve
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