Cakes, Dessert


 vetkoek vetkoek ready


  1. 3 cups, flour
  2. 1/3 cup, sugar
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. 2/3 cup lukewarm water
  5. 2/3 cup, lukewarm milk
  6. 1 tablespoon, yeast
  7. Cooking oil for deep frying (this will depend on the size of your pan, about 3-4 cups for a small pan)

flour Milk water sugar yeast vetkoek dough


  1. Add all the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, salt, yeast) into a mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. Add milk and water in two increments and mix with a wooden spatula until a smooth consistency (this will take some time and energy but just think of it as a full arm workout).
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic cover, let the dough rise for about an hour in a warm place (do not refrigerate).
  4. Heat up the oil in a deep pan on medium heat.
  5. Take small portions from the dough and mould with your hands to form small balls as you drop them into the hot oil.
  6. Deep fry until golden brown on both sides.
  7. Remove from the oil and place on kitchen paper to remove access oil.
  8. Serve as is or if you have a sweet, tooth dust with some icing sugar or serve with honey, syrup or jam.
  9. Makes about 24 small vetkoeks.

vetkoek pot vetkoek icing


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