Traditional Koeksisters - Immaculate Bites
Traditional Koeksisters – A traditional South African sticky donut treat that’s deliciously sweet, sticky, crunchy and drenched in syrup, laced with cinnamon, lemon and ginger. Absolutely perfect for snack or tea time and even breakfast. We all a vice right? And fried foods are mine- especially when they are a sweet treat…. Not a weekend ... View More
The Best Koeksister Recipe in South Africa
Looking for the perfect koeksister recipe? This one is from Ladismith's koeksister champion - they're crunchy on the outside and syrupy soft on the inside!
Low sugar high fiber rusks
I love rusks, but after you have made them a few times and realise how much sugar and fat go into them, you feel more and more guilty about eating them. I have experimented with many so called ‘healthy’ recipes and in my experience if you drop the fat content too much the rusks end up super hard. But I have successfully reduced the sugar in this recipe by 80% and added lots of fibre rich ingredients making it tummy friendly. And there is no compromise in flavour! The whole family will love…
Gerry’s Homemade Rusks
When I first arrived in South Africa I was completely unprepared for the local obsession with rusks. To my mind, and to most non-South Africans, a rusk is a dry, hard baby biscuit, designed to aid …