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Jen's Rusk Recipe

Updated: Mar 10, 2022

Home for us is a full Rusk Jar in the kitchen. Rusks are a South African snack. They are delicious and perfect to go with a cup of tea or coffee. Also a great snack to add to lunch boxes. Here is the recipe.

Recipe :

-1 cup Brown Sugar or honey

-1 cup Sesame Seeds / mixed nuts

-2 tsp Baking Powder

-1/2 tsp salt

-1/3 cup of raisins or cranberries

-1Tbl Cinnamon

-500ml Buttermilk

-500 gram Butter

-15 ml 3 tsp Vanilla Essence


Melt the Butter with Buttermilk .Do not allow to boil. Add Vanilla Essence.

Mix well all the dry ingredients. Break up the bran flakes or the cereal with a big wooden spoon. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix well.

Place in Baking tray. Bake at 350 F for 40 mins Cut rusks Turn down oven to 150 F and dry out for 1.5 - 2 hours.

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