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Vetkoek (fat cakes)



10 piece(s)

  • 470 grams lukewarm water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 sachet Yeast
  • 700 grams flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Add lukewarm water, sugar and yeast to bowl.  Heat 1 min/37 deg/ speed 1.

    2. Add all remaining ingredients, and mix 6 sec/ speed 6, then knead 2 min/ Closed lid/Dough mode.

    3. Shape dough into a ball and place in a clean mixing bowl covered with a cloth in a warm place until doubled in size.

    4. Knock down dough on a lightly floured surface. Roll out into a square about 1cm thick. Cut into squares about 8cm by 8cm in size.

    5. Heat oil in frying pan (about 5cm deep) drop squares into hot oil. They will puff up. Once browned on one side flip them over to brown on the other side. 

    6. You can do 4 at a time. Once browned drain on paper towel , cut open on one side and fill with traditional fillings like curried mince or for a sweeter version, apricot jam and syrup. Eat and enjoy!!



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  • This is a traditional South

    Submitted by Shazzad on 14. July 2013 - 21:22.

    This is a traditional South African bread which you can fill with sweet or savoury ingredients.  tmrc_emoticons.)


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