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Traditional South African Koeksisters By Just Anya

Traditional South African Koeksisters By Just Anya

South African Traditional Koeksisters is an absolutely perfect snack duting tea time or even breakfast.  It is a sticky donut treat that’s deliciously sweet, sticky, crunchy and drenched in syrup.

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Traditional South African Koeksisters By Just Anya
Yields30 Servings
Prep Time2 hrsCook Time45 minsTotal Time2 hrs 45 mins

These koeksisters are sooo good, the perfect snack for any time of the day!

Syrup:
 625 ml sugar
 250 ml water
 6 ml lemon juice ( I only used half the lemon juice, since im adding in lemon peel) peel of 1 small lemon(I added this in but it is completely optional)
 1 Tbsp roughly chopped fresh ginger(I added this in but it is completely optional)
Dough:
 375 ml flour
 pinch of salt
 20 g butter
 150 ml milk
 oil to fry

Directions For Syrup.

  1. In a pot over medium heat add in the water, sugar, lemon and ginger and bring to the boil, Dissolve the sugar and boil for 7-8 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat. Add in the lemon juice and the vanilla essence.
  3. Remove the lemon peel and the ginger and place in the fridge until extremely cold.

Directions For Dough.

  1. Mix the flour, baking powder and salt together.
  2. Add in the butter and mix until the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  3. Add in the milk in 2 batches.

Traditional South African Koeksisters By Just Anya

    1. Roll the dough out and cut into long strips.
    2. Cut those strips into segments which contains three separate strands inside.
    3. Braid the strands and place on a baking tray. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Traditional South African Koeksisters By Just Anya

Fry the dough until golden brown. Immediately add the hot dough into the cold syrup. Allow to cool.

Traditional South African Koeksisters By Just Anya

Ingredients

Syrup:
 625 ml sugar
 250 ml water
 6 ml lemon juice ( I only used half the lemon juice, since im adding in lemon peel) peel of 1 small lemon(I added this in but it is completely optional)
 1 Tbsp roughly chopped fresh ginger(I added this in but it is completely optional)
Dough:
 375 ml flour
 pinch of salt
 20 g butter
 150 ml milk
 oil to fry

Directions

Traditional South African Koeksisters By Just Anya

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