Potato koeksisters



Ingredients 22
Servings 12
Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1
    large potato, boiled, mashed
  • 20
    g
    butter
  • 10
    ml
    ) ground cinnamon
  • 15
    ml
    ground aniseed
  • 10
    ml
    ground ginger
  • 6
    ml
    ground
  • cardamom
  • 5
    ml
    salt
  • 7
    ml
    finely grated naartjie
  • peel
  • 375
    ml
    warm water
  • 20
    ml
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 5x250
    ml
    cake flour
  • 5
    ml
    baking powder
  • 10
    g
    instant yeast
  • 60
    ml
    oil
  • oil for deep-frying
  • icing sugar for dusting
  • SYRUP
  • 250
    ml
    white sugar
  • 200
    ml
    water
 

Method

 

A delicious twist on a traditional treat!

1. Mash the potato and butter. Add the spices, salt, naartjie peel, water, sugar and egg.Mix well. Add flour, baking powder and yeast. Mix well.

2. Add oil a little at a time,mix well and knead until the dough no longer sticks to your hands. Cover and leave to stand for about 30 minutes in a warm place.

3. Grease a baking tray with margarine or butter. Punch down the dough, break off 10 g pieces and shape into balls or make plaits. Cover and leave in a warm place until double in volume.

4. SYRUP: Boil ingredients until a light syrup forms. Remove from the heat.

5. Heat the oil until hot. Fry a few koeksisters at a time until golden brown and cooked. Remove with a slotted spoon and plunge into hot syrup immediately.

6. Remove from the syrup and leave to cool on a wire rack. Dust with icing sugar.

 

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