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Banting Vetkoek

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Vetkoek, is a traditional South African fried dough bread. The vetkoek forms part of South African culture. It is similar to the Caribbean Johnny cake, the Dutch oliebol, and the Mexican sopaipillas. Another similar South African recipe is Amagwinya, the Zulu name for this fried dough ball

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22 thoughts on “Banting Vetkoek”

    • Hi Karen, Thanks for your feedback. I am not a banter and as you will notice previous comments also said it to be different. Sorry about that, but I only share here what we receive from our FB members and what they also enjoy. Taste differs, and they liked it, sorry that it did not turn out as you may have hoped.

  1. Hi there. This is my recipe and has been poached and submitted by someone else. I realize I cannot control what is on the Internet the image attached to this recipe is of a regular wheat flour vetkoek and not the Banting version which is obviously misleading. Please feel free to check out the recipe on my blog and use the correct image instead.

    • Hi Elette, Glad you like this. Go to the home page, and type Banting in the search or go down to categories and click on Banting and you will find all the current Banting recipes there. I will post more as we go forward. Should you look for anything in particular, please do not hesitate to ask.
      Also look at the Welcome page for the FB link: and join there and you then you can also submit your own tried and tested recipes. Thanks again for your note. Cook & Enjoy


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