Buttermilk Rusks

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Rusks are a staple in the South African cupboard. They’re a chunky biscuit you eat alongside a cup of tea of coffee. Generally you let the rusk soak a bit before you eat it, unless you’re my father who eats them plain. They last forever and they’re the perfect snack for when you’re feeling a little bit peckish.


Buttermilk Rusks

yield: + 36 rusks

What you’ll need:

1 cup sugar (I used brown)
1 cup buttermilk
190g room temp butter (cut up into little cubes)
500g self raising flour (I used 2/3 cake flour, 1/3 brown flour and then 2tsp baking powder yolo) –> keep extra flour on hand in case the dough is too sticky to roll

How to do it:

1. Preheat oven to 180C
2. Mix sugar into buttermilk until dissolved and set aside.
3. Rub the butter into the 500g flour. Once fully incorporated and crumbly…

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A self proclaimed storyteller who loves food and is a health freak to the core. A person who has got a sense of humor to lighten up the most serious stuff. i love the life as it comes, planning is not my cup of tea since i am coffee lover. I brew my own jokes in all situations and love being my own audience. Happy go lucky is the attitude that i carry around. and i stay away from people who throw attitude(cant understand why they carry the weight of their attitude when all they can do is to throw it on others )

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