Koeksisters #2

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Tepid water
½ \N Yeast cake
1 cup Milk
4 cups Flour; (4 to 5)
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Sugar
4 tablespoons Butter
1 teaspoon Grated nutmeg
2 \N Eggs
\N \N Oil to fry

Dissolve yeast cake in tepid water and add warm milk. Mix with some flour to make a thin batter. Leave to rise overnight. Add salt, sugar, melted butter, nutmeg, beaten eggs and enough flour to make a dough such as for bread. Allow to rise again. Shape into balls or twists by rolling out the dough and cutting into strips about half inch thick, half inch wide and 4 inches long. Braid two or three strips together. Deep fry in oil till brown, then drop into a syrup prepared by boiling together 3 cups sugar and 2 cups water with a stick o cinnamon. Drain on paper and cool.

NOTES : Koeksisters are a kind of doughnut which are braided. Very delicious, very addictive, very fattening! Recipe by: BenoniBoy

Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #1069 by Dianne Weinsaft <dee@...> on Feb 1, 1998

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