South African Twisties

 

South African Twisties – A Sweet, Sticky, Syrupy South African Treat!! 

 

Ingredients

6 cups cake flour
4 cups self-raising flour
180 gram melted butter
2 eggs
500ml buttermilk.
1¼ cup sugar
2 packets yeast

 

South African Twisties

Method:

Mix all dry ingredients then add liquids to the dry ingredients.
Mix into a soft dough.
Add more lukewarm water, if necessary.
Knead dough lightly for 20-30 minutes, until smooth.
Cover with plastic wrap and leave to rest for at least an hour.
Roll out dough into a sausage.
Cut small pieces from it and roll each piece into 1 x 8cm lengths.
Join ends of 2 or 3 strips and plait.
Deep fry in moderately hot oil until golden brown and drain.

 

Making syrup South African Twisties

Ingredients:

2½ cups sugar
2 cups water

 

Method:

Allow simmering over low heat until syrupy.

Variation:
Add two pieces stick cinnamon and two cardamom pods while boiling the syrup.
Or add lemon juice.

 

Prepared, tried and tested Feriel Sonday