Stand a chance to WIN a R1 000 SPAR voucher!


SPAR has put together an array of fresh and fruity smoothies as well as a delicious savoury treat that won’t stretch your budget. So, eat up, sip up and enjoy!

Plus stand a chance to WIN a R1 000 SPAR voucher! Simply fill out the form below and answer an easy question.

Buns with chakalaka mince filling

Prep time: 20 minutes plus 1½ hours rising time

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Makes: 12

  • 2 cups SPAR Cake Wheat Flour
  • 1 x 10g instant dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon SPAR White Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup (125ml) lukewarm water
  • ¼ cup (65ml) SPAR Full Cream Fresh Milk, lukewarm
  • 1 tablespoon SPAR Butter, melted plus extra for brushing
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds


  • 500g minced beef
  • 2 tablespoons SPAR Butter
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 1 x 410g can SPAR Hot & Spicy Chakalaka
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup SPAR Cheddar Cheese, grated


  • 2 cups finely shredded cabbage
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1½ cups SPAR Original Mayonnaise
  1. In a large bowl, mix flour, yeast, sugar and salt. Add water, milk and butter to form a soft dough. Place onto a floured surface and knead for about 6–8 minutes, until smooth and elastic.
  2. Place in a greased bowl. Cover and leave in a warm place for about 1 hour to rise and double in size.
  3. Meanwhile, heat butter in a large frying pan. Fry onion and mince until browned. Add chakalaka, salt and pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes. Stir in cheese, remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  4. Preheat oven to 180°C. Press dough down and divide into 12 pieces. Gently roll out each piece into a 12cm circle and place ¼ cup of filling at the centre. Fold over and seal the edges.
  5. Place on a greased baking tray, seam side down. Cover and place in a warm place to rise until doubled, about 30 minutes. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. For the coleslaw, toss and mix all ingredients in a bowl. Refrigerate before serving.


Pineapple smoothie

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

  • 1 x 410g can SPAR

Pineapple Pieces, including syrup

  • 1 x 410g can SPAR Peach Slices, including syrup
  • ¼ cup (65ml) SPAR Long Life Cream
  • 1 cup (250ml) SPAR Fruit of Paradise Juice
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate until needed.


Strawberry smoothie

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

  • 150g fresh strawberries, diced
  • 1 x 410g can SPAR Guava Halves, including juice
  • ¼ cup pomegranate seeds, optional
  • 2 cups (500ml) SPAR Strawberry Juice
  • 3 tablespoons SPAR Golden Syrup


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate until needed.



Stand a chance to WIN a R1 000 SPAR voucher. Which of these SPAR products are your favourite? Fill out the form below and answer the question:

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1. Competition closes on the 17th of June 2018.
2. There is a limit of five entries per user.
3. No under 18s are allowed to enter.
4. The overall winners will be chosen in a random draw and will be notified by email.
5. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
6. Winners will be disqualified if they are unable to provide us with all requested information, including an ID number.
7. Entry information will not be shared with any third party without the entrant’s prior knowledge and consent.
8. The competition is open to South African residents only.
9. The competition is not open to employees of Caxton and their immediate families, the prize sponsors or their respective advertising agencies and PR companies.
10. The prize(s) will go to the first name(s) selected at random after the closing date.
11. Caxton Magazines reserves the right to publish the name(s) and/or photograph(s) of the winner(s).
12. Prize(s) are not transferable and may not be exchanged for cash.
13. Unclaimed prizes will not be resent. Caxton Magazines reserves the right to redistribute all unclaimed prizes.
14. When the same competition is offered across different titles in Caxton Magazines’ stable during the same month, an individual may enter the competition through more than one magazine, but will only be awarded one prize should the individual be selected through the random draw as a winner for the same competition across more than one of Caxton Magazines’ titles.

SPAR Chakalaka Hot & Spicy

A South African favourite, it adds local flavour to your dish, transforming your meal to a memorable one.

SPAR Original Mayonnaise

A thick, creamy dressing often used as a condiment, it is a made up of oil, egg yolk and acid. You can also mix it with other herbs and spices.

SPAR Double Cream Plain Yoghurt

According to the Dairy Advisory Panel, it is important to consume three portions of dairy every day to maintain a healthy, balanced diet and SPAR Yoghurt is the ideal yoghurt to help with this balance.

SPAR Long Life Cream

A real dairy cream that lasts, it whips perfectly when chilled. It is ideal for cakes and puddings, and can be added to soups and sauces for extra creaminess!

SPAR Golden Syrup

A thick, amber-coloured form of inverted sugar syrup, it is made during the process of refining sugar cane into sugar. It is used in a variety of baking recipes and desserts.

A delicious sweet treat, use as an alternative to sugar to sweeten your porridge and tea. Serve with yoghurt on crumpets, scones, waffles, muffins or toast.