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South African Vetkoek Recipe

South African Vetkoek
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Vetkoek means fat cake, since you are frying and not baking the bread. It is a classic South African bread, served with savory or sweet fillings.

Hello everyone, I hope you're having a fantastic day today. Today, we're going to make South African Vetkoek. It's one of my all-time favorite food recipes. This time, I'm going to do something a little different. This is going to be delicious. Prepare the ingredients before making South African Vetkoek in your home. Then, follow these steps below to serve South African Vetkoek for your family or friends.


  • 250 cake flour

  • 1 baking powder

  • 1/2 salt

  • 1 egg

  • 125 milk

If you have prepared the ingredients needed, now time to start cooking. There are 7 steps you must follow to make South African Vetkoek in your home by yourself.

Directions: How to Make South African Vetkoek

  1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.

  2. Beat egg separately and add to flour.

  3. Add milk and mix until smooth.

  4. Heat oil in frying pan and drop a heaped tablespoon of the mixture into oil. (Once you have tried this you can decide to use more batter to yield a larger \vetkoek\.

  5. Don't make more than four at a time!

  6. Fry for two to three minutes on one side, then turn and fry for one minute on other side.

  7. Serve hot with any filling you like. A few examples: Savory:Tuna or chicken mayo, mince(ground beef & cheese, etc. Sweet:Syrup, etc.

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