The Best Koeksister recipe & my adventures in the Klein Karoo
It was only about 3 hours into the drive along Route 62 when I realised what I was actually doing; I was travelling 400km into the middle of the Klein Karoo (aka nowhere) in search of 'The Perfect Koeksister'. Those that know me, expect nothing less, but still, it was quite crazy. Even for me. The beautiful Klein Karoo To catch you up to speed, a koeksister is a plaited, deep-fried doughnut drenched in a seriously sticky syrup. It's a treat as South African as milk tart, biltong and beer…
South African Koeksisters
This is an Afrikaner recipe for Koeksisters (cake sister) or South African donuts. These are loosely based on a similar Dutch pastry.
Koeksisters - Immaculate Bites
Koeksisters – very addictive cake-like bite-sized doughnuts with a spicy cinnamon sugar , a much less traditional compared to the braided koeksisters. Perfect as snacks and even for breakfast! In the category of African fried dough- puff puff, African doughnuts, Nigerian buns, mandazi, -these bad boys right here, known as koeksisters get my vote for the ... View More
The first thing that you need to make when preparing to bake Koeksisters is the syrup. The secret to the perfect koeksister is leaving the syrup overnight in the fridge. A koeksister or koesister …