Mince Balls or Cakes Recipe


8 oz minced beef
4 oz cooked yams
1 onion
1 tbsp mixed herbs
1 tbsp savory sauce
1 egg, beaten
4 oz breadcrumbs


1 Crush yams.
2 Chop onion and herbs.
3 Mix beef, yams, onion, herbs and sauce together to a stiff dough.
Season to taste.
4 Form into a ball. Roll on a lightly floured board, cut into 1 inch thick
slices and shape into neat round cakes. Coat with beaten egg and breadcrumbs.
5 Fry quickly on both sides in hot fat.
6 Reduce heat and fry very slowly until just firm.
7 Serve with brown gravy.

Makes 4