Butterscotch Velvet Koeksisters

Koeksisters will never be the same again!

 

Prep Time2 hrsCook Time20 mins

 

Ingredients:
For the Butterscotch Syrup:
 2 cups First Choice Butterscotch Velvet
 1 cup water
 ½ cup sugar
For the Koeksisters:
 500 ml flour
 20 ml baking powder
 1 egg
 245 ml First Choice Amasi
 20 ml First Choice Butter

Directions:
For the Butterscotch Syrup:
1

IMPORTANT: Make the First Choice Butterscotch Velvet syrup a day before making the koeksisters and chill in the fridge overnight.

2

Heat the First Choice Velvet, water and sugar in a pot until boiling point.

3

Chill in the fridge overnight.

4

Place the syrup in the freezer for an hour before you start baking the koeksister.

5

Place the container of syrup on a bed of ice while you are using it to dunk the koeksisters in.

6

It is important that it is very cold.

For the Koeksisters:
7

Sift the dry ingredients together.

8

Rub the First Choice Butter into flour mixture with your fingers.

9

Mix the egg with the First Choice Amasi.

10

Make an indentation in the flour to make a little dam.

11

Pour the First Choice Amasi and egg mixture into the 'dam'.

12

Knead until a smooth dough.

13

Cover with a damp cloth for an hour or two.

14

Roll out the dough to aproximately 5mm thickness.

15

Cut the dough into rectangles of 10cm x 3cm.

16

Make two cuts into each rectangle about 1 cm from the top to make 3 parts to braid.

17

Braid each koeksister and pinch the bottoms and tops.

18

Deep fry the koeksisters in sunflower oil for 3 to 5 minutes or until dark golden brown.

19

Place the cooked koeksisters on paper towel for a quick moment to drain.

20

Quickly submerge the koeksister in the chilled butterscotch syrup for a few minutes until they are drenched. It should make a sizzling sound when the koeksister is dunked.

21

Place the dunked koeksisters on a dry rack until the excess syrup has drained. Chill & enjoy!

Ingredients

Ingredients:
For the Butterscotch Syrup:
 2 cups First Choice Butterscotch Velvet
 1 cup water
 ½ cup sugar
For the Koeksisters:
 500 ml flour
 20 ml baking powder
 1 egg
 245 ml First Choice Amasi
 20 ml First Choice Butter

Directions

Directions:
For the Butterscotch Syrup:
1

IMPORTANT: Make the First Choice Butterscotch Velvet syrup a day before making the koeksisters and chill in the fridge overnight.

2

Heat the First Choice Velvet, water and sugar in a pot until boiling point.

3

Chill in the fridge overnight.

4

Place the syrup in the freezer for an hour before you start baking the koeksister.

5

Place the container of syrup on a bed of ice while you are using it to dunk the koeksisters in.

6

It is important that it is very cold.

For the Koeksisters:
7

Sift the dry ingredients together.

8

Rub the First Choice Butter into flour mixture with your fingers.

9

Mix the egg with the First Choice Amasi.

10

Make an indentation in the flour to make a little dam.

11

Pour the First Choice Amasi and egg mixture into the 'dam'.

12

Knead until a smooth dough.

13

Cover with a damp cloth for an hour or two.

14

Roll out the dough to aproximately 5mm thickness.

15

Cut the dough into rectangles of 10cm x 3cm.

16

Make two cuts into each rectangle about 1 cm from the top to make 3 parts to braid.

17

Braid each koeksister and pinch the bottoms and tops.

18

Deep fry the koeksisters in sunflower oil for 3 to 5 minutes or until dark golden brown.

19

Place the cooked koeksisters on paper towel for a quick moment to drain.

20

Quickly submerge the koeksister in the chilled butterscotch syrup for a few minutes until they are drenched. It should make a sizzling sound when the koeksister is dunked.

21

Place the dunked koeksisters on a dry rack until the excess syrup has drained. Chill & enjoy!

Butterscotch Velvet Koeksisters