Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 60 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.
Preheat oven to 180°C Mix self-raising flour, baking powder and salt Melt butter/margarine Add buttermilk, eggs and sugar to butter mixture Mix well Mix the butter mixture with the flour mixture Do not mix to much. Bake ±1 hour Break into separate parts and arrange on oven rack. Dry for ±1½ hour in an 80°C oven. Makes about 84-96 pieces of rusks.