Today was Mother’s Day in South Africa. Some of my happiest moments were the times spent with my mother in the early morning, sitting and talking about the day ahead while sipping strong coffee and nibbling on bran and buttermilk rusks. It’s not always easy living more than 8 000 kilometres
Dad's Everything Rusks 1box all bran. 2 c oats 2 c wh wht flour 4 TBLS bk pdr 1 lb butter 1 bx dark brown sugar 4 c assorted raw nuts 1 box raisins 1 c sunflower seeds 1/2 c flax seeds 1/2 c sesame seeds 1 c pumpkin seeds 1 qrt. butter milk 8 ex lg eggs Mix dry ing Melt butter mix with sugar Beat eggs mix into buttermilk Add dry ingr. To wet, add more buttermilk if needed Make Slice marks 1"x2" 350 1-1 1/2 hrs Dry in warm oven until dry.
Buttermilk rusks are always a winner, especially when dunked in tea or coffee! While South Africans around the world yearn for and enjoy the well known Ouma Rusks,there’s something a bit special about home made rusks. For those not in the know, rusks are kind of like biscotti, and a much loved South African treat. Thanks to... Read More »