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Koeksisters 450g

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Koeksisters are prepared by deep frying deep-frying plaited dough in oil, then submersing the fried dough into ice cold sugar. Koeksisters are very sticky and sweet and taste like honey.

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Making Koeksisters (01:26)
Ingredients: 500 ml (2 cups) Cake Flour 20 ml (4 tsp) Baking Powder 3 ml ( ½ tsp) Salt 25 ml (5 tsp) Butter 125 ml ( ½ cup) Sour Milk OR Buttermilk OR Water and Lemon Juice Oil, for frying Syrup 1 kg White Sugar 500 ml (2 cups) Water 2 pieces of Ginger, bruised 2 ml Cream of Tartar Pinch of Salt Grated rind and juice of ½ a Lemon close Method: Sift together the dry ingredients and rub in the butter using your fingertips, or cut it in with a pastry blender. Mix with the liquid to a soft dough, which can easily be kneaded. Use more liquid if necessary. Knead thoroughly until small bubbles form under the surface of the dough, cover with a damp cloth and allow to stand for 15 minutes. Roll to a thickness of 5 mm and cut into 5 mm strips 7 cm long. Place the ends of three strips on top of the other, press together and plait. When plaited, press the ends together again. Fry in hot, deep fat (170°C) until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper for a moment and then immerse in ice cold syrup. Remove, allow excess syrup to drip off, and leave to dry on a wire rack. Syrup Put all the ingredients into a saucepan. Heat, while stirring, until the sugar has completely dissolved. Cover and boil for one minute. Remove the lid and boil for a further 5 minutes. Do not stir. Remove from the heat and allow to cool thoroughly in a refrigerator if possible.
  • Making Koeksis...
    Ingredients: 500 ml (2 cups) Cake Flour 20 ml (4 tsp) Baking...

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