Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 8 mins

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.


  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.
Most Helpful

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!

3 5

Comfort food at its best ! Next time, I think I'll try Jacques Oma's recipie and see how that goes !

5 5

Used to have this at hostel and have since then been looking for the recipe. I love this recipe and it definately works if you need a filling meal