Koeksisters the traditional Afrikaner Recipe - South African Magazine - SA PROMO
Koeksisters (or Koeksusters) come in two cultural flavours. The Afrikaner Koeksister is this recipe, then there is the traditional Cape Malay Koeksuster that is slightly thicker and softer, rolled in coconut and a bit spicy.
South African Koeksisters Recipe
A sweet South African heritage delicacy - crisp pastry plaits are fried and dipped in an aromatic syrup! Pastries similar to these originated centuries ago in Batavia in the East and the recipe brought to South Africa by the Malayan settlers together with many other. The syrup needs to be made in advance and chilled overnight. Submersing the hot fried koeksisters in ice cold syrup ensures optimal absorption. A fresh koeksister, still slightly warm and dripping of syrup is an unforgettable…
Koeksisters Recipe - a Traditional South African Donut • Lovely Greens
Crisp on the outside and soaked in sweet, spiced syrup Last week a South African friend shared the below recipe on Facebook and seeing as I was going to a Braai (BBQ) at her house, I decided I would try my hand at making some as a special surprise. I’ve never made Koeksisters before but ... Read More about Koeksisters Recipe – a Traditional South African Donut
How To Make Koeksisters
This is the second part of "How to make koeksisters" series.In our first series we discussed "How to make Cape Malay Koe-sisters". In this series we will learn "How to make Afrikaans Koeksisters".Enjoy! one of South Africa's iconic foods.
Round "koeksisters" Ingredients: Syrup 3 litres boiling water 5 kg sugar 10 ml cream of tartar 2 ml tartaric acid 5 ml salt 190 ml lemon juice 12 ml vanilla essence Dough 6 x 250 ml (840 g) cake flour 30 ml baking powder 60 ml (55 g) Clover Mooi River Butter 2 eggs ± 400 ml water oil for deep-fat frying Preparation For syrup: Heat the water and sugar together in a heavy-based saucepan. Stir until sugar has dissolved. Add the cream of tartar, tartaric acid, salt and lemon juice. Bring to the…
the best koeksisters in cape town | Drizzle and Dip
Last week I was on a mission to find the best looking koeksisters in Cape Town for a TV shoot. It didn’t matter what they tasted like, but they needed to be home made looking, fat, juicy and …