Melkkos (Milk food)

READY IN: 13mins
Recipe by Allan Rees-Bevan

Melkkos is a staple in South Africa - rich and hot, best enjoyed on a cold winter's night as a dessert or light meal. I used to eat loads of this at an Afrikaans boarding school when I was a kid.

Top Review by Cheron

Oh yes, that is the melkkos of my childhood. So yummy. My kids love it. The only negative is that I now have to keep making it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the flour and salt together and rub in margarine/butter.
  2. Bring milk to the boil.
  3. Add flour mixture to milk and beat.
  4. Lumps will form but keep stirring well!
  5. When lumpy, cover with lid and simmer for 5- 8 minutes, until cooked.
  6. Serve hot with cinnamon sugar.

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