Traditional South African Koeksisters Recipe • Lovely Greens
South African koeksisters are a from-scratch braided donut that's cooked crisp then soaked in sweet spiced syrup. A favorite sweet treat that you can commonly buy in South Africa, and a special taste of home for ex-pats around the world.
South African Recipes
South African Recipes: KOEKSISTERS (with yeast) (The Complete South African Cookbook, pg. 307) A koeksister is a South African syrup-coated doughnut in a twisted or braided shape (like a plait). It is prepared by deep-frying plaited dough rolls in oil, then dipping the fried dough into cold sugar syrup. Koeksisters are very sticky and sweet and taste like honey.