Bran Rusks

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 33
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 176.7
  • Total Fat: 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.9 mg
  • Sodium: 162.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Traditional South African rusks with a personal twist. Traditional South African rusks with a personal twist.
Number of Servings: 33


    500 g self raising flour
    1 pinch salt
    3 cups coconut/weetbix/etc
    1 cup raw sugar
    5 tsp baking powder
    100 ml sunflower seeds
    50 ml linseeds
    1 egg
    125 ml oil
    125 g butter (melted)
    300 ml buttermilk
    5 ml vanilla essence


Recipe can easily be doubled
Instead of weetbix, oats, bran, muesli, rice puffs, etc could be used.
Instead of buttermilk, fresh milk with lemon jiuice can be used.


1. Preheat oven to 180'C
2. Mix all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl
3. Add the wet ingredients and mix until mixture comes together
4. Push mixture into the baking pan until even.
5. Mark out and cut shapes of rusks
6. Bake for 35 - 40 minutes or until a scewer comes out clean.
7. Let it cool on drying racks
8. Once cooled, dry out at 95'C (fan forced) for 8 hours+ until dry.

Serving Size: Makes approximately 33 rusks

Number of Servings: 33

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MEEKSIMINX.