Total Time
30 mins
30 mins

This is a traditional South African dessert. These very addictive treats are not for people who are conscious of weight or sugar intake! These freeze fantastically well and are thus a great lifesaver for when unexpected company arrive. Time to make does not include overnight chilling time.

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  1. Dough:.
  2. Rub butter into flour, baking powder, salt.
  3. Beat eggs and milk and then mix into above.
  4. Place dough in ziplock bag and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Syrup:.
  6. Bring all ingredients to boil stirring all the time and boil for 5 minutes.
  7. Cool down.
  8. Store in fridge overnight – must be well chilled.
  9. Making and assembling:.
  10. Roll dough out 1/4 inch thick and cut strips 1 inch wide and 2 1/2 inches long.
  11. Take ends of dough and twist and seal off ends by pressing together.
  12. Fry in hot deep oil.
  13. Dunk instantly into ice cold syrup.