All-bran Beskuit / Rusks

All-bran Beskuit / Rusks
Preparation time: 20 min Cooking time: 45 min Easy - for beginners


Beskuit (a traditionally South African food), known as "rusks" in English, is made from dough, broken or cut into chunks or slices after baking, and then slowly dried in an oven. It is usually briefly dipped into a warm drink such as coffee and tea.


  • 182 gram All-Bran Cereal (I put this in a plastic bag and crush it until fine)
  • 1 kg Self-Raising Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 500 grams Buttermilk
  • 500 grams Butter


Preheat the oven to 180°C Mix the All-Bran, Self-Raising Flour and Salt in a large container Melt and heat the butter in the microwave Beat the eggs and add the sugar and buttermilk Lastly add the heated butter Mix the butter/egg mixture to the flour mixture and mix well - work fast Ladle in a greased, large oven pan (330 x 280 mm) and flatten the mixture to remove air bubbles Cut into fingers Bake for 45 minutes in an oven of 180°C or brown Let it cool completely before cutting and placing it on a drying rack Dry in oven at 200°F for ±3 hours until the rusks are dry, crunchy and brittle. (I place a wooden spoon in the door of the oven)


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