Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

South African Donuts

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook potatoes and mash whilst hot.
  2. Combine water, yeast and 2 tbsp sugar until frothy.
  3. Sift flour, salt, spices add grated peel and sugar.
  4. Cream butter/margarine; add eggs, then mashed potatoes.
  5. Add milk to yeast mixture and then to potato mix.
  6. Combine all ingredients and knead dough until smooth.
  7. Let rise until doubled
  8. Roll dough out thick and use appropriate cutters or you could braid them.
  9. Let rise approx 30 minutes.
  10. Heat oil to°F and fry doughnuts on both sides until golden.
  11. Drain and dip in syrup.
  12. THE SYRUP.
  13. Mix water and sugar together and simmer until sticky (use low heat).
  14. Steep Koeksusters in sugar syrup, allowing them to absorb the sugar syrup.
  15. Remove the donuts and roll in coconut.