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S1 Ep4 / The Koek Sista’s Koeksister

EPISODE 4: RECIPE

The Koek Sista’s Koeksister

STEP 1 – Making the dough

  • Sift the dry ingredients together and rub in the butter.
  • Add the liquid and mix to a soft dough. Knead thoroughly.
  • Leave to stand for 15 minutes.

STEP 2 – Making the syrup

  • Put all water, sugar, salt and cream of tartare into a saucepan and heat until all the sugar is dissolved.
  • Turn the heat up and add the ginger, lemon rind and juice. Boil for 5 minute. Do not stir.
  • Remove from the heat and chill.

STEP 3 – Shaping and cooking the koeksisters

  • Flour a surface and your rolling pin.
  • Roll to a thickness of 1cm and cut into strips of 1cm width.
  • Press together the ends of three strips and plait to the length of 7.5cm. Press ends firmly together again.
  • Deep fry in hot oil until golden and well done.
  • Drain on crumpled paper towel.

STEP 4 – Serving

  • Lay into dish and pour over the syrup and soak over night.
  • Serve at teatime with a steaming hot cup of rooibos tea!
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The Koek Sista’s Koeksister

INGREDIENTS

  • Koeksister:
  • 250 g PnP cake flour
  • 20 ml baking powder
  • 3 ml salt
  • 30 ml butter
  • 125 ml buttermilk
  • 50ml sunflower oil
  • Sunflower oil for deep frying
  • Syrup:
  • 500 ml water
  • 1 kg sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch cream of tartar
  • 2 pieces bruised ginger
  • Grated rind and juice of ½ lemon
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