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How to make koeksisters (south african doughnuts)

Make Koeksisters (South African Doughnuts)

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INGREDIENTS
Gather the ingredients for the syrup. You need to make the syrup first \ud83d\udd61

Gather the ingredients for the syrup. You need to make the syrup first 🕡

Place all the ingredients in a pan, stir and gently heat till sugar dissolves \ud83d\udd62

Place all the ingredients in a pan, stir and gently heat till sugar dissolves 🕢

Increase heat and simmer syrup, till it reduces to half it's original volume.Remove from heat, strain into a bowl and leave in fridge to cool, to use later on \ud83d\udd64 Syrup done!\u2714

Increase heat and simmer syrup, till it reduces to half it's original volume.Remove from heat, strain into a bowl and leave in fridge to cool, to use later on 🕤 Syrup done!✔

Get the ingredients for the dough

Get the ingredients for the dough

Put all the dry ingredients into a bowl, and add the butter, using your fingertips to create a fine crumb texture. Add the eggs, vanilla essence, and milk to the mixture, mixing till a dough is formed

Put all the dry ingredients into a bowl, and add the butter, using your fingertips to create a fine crumb texture. Add the eggs, vanilla essence, and milk to the mixture, mixing till a dough is formed

Tear a teaspoon sized piece of dough and roll into a ball. Divide the ball into 3 and roll into long pieces. Attach all 3 pieces at the top and plait, and press together at the ends \ud83d\udd65

Tear a teaspoon sized piece of dough and roll into a ball. Divide the ball into 3 and roll into long pieces. Attach all 3 pieces at the top and plait, and press together at the ends 🕥

Heat oil, and fry plaited dough, on both sides in small batches until it changes to a golden colour

Heat oil, and fry plaited dough, on both sides in small batches until it changes to a golden colour

Soak hot Koeksisters in cool syrup, roll in coconut (optional) and allow to cool \ud83d\udd66\ud83d\udcaf\u2714\u2665

Soak hot Koeksisters in cool syrup, roll in coconut (optional) and allow to cool 🕦💯✔♥

  • 125.0ml (Syrup) Water
  • 125.0g Sugar
  • 3.0Tbsp Honey
  • 1.0Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1.0Tbsp Golden Syrup
  • 1.0Tbsp Ginger
  • 2.0 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 500.0g (Dough) Self-raising Flour
  • 2.0tsp Baking Powder
  • 0.0tsp Salt
  • 125.0g Butter
  • 2.0 Eggs
  • 1.0tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 125.0ml Milk
  • 100.0g (Optional) Desiccated Coconut