Buttermilk Rusks

by | Oct 16, 2020 | Desert & Bread, From the Kitchen, Vegetarian


Makes 4 dozen


  • 500g Butter
  • 1 ½ cups White Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 500ml Buttermilk
  • 1.5 kg Self-rising flour


  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Line baking trays with spray and cook.
  2. In a microwave save bowl melt the butter. Allow to cool slightly before adding the buttermilk and eggs.
  3. In a mixing bowl combine the flour, sugar and salt together. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and combine till a soft dough is formed.
  4. Press the dough out into prepared baking trays, and cut the rusk according to desire sizes.
  5. Bake for 30-35 min or until golden brown on top.
  6. Remove from the oven and turn the oven down to 50 – 100C.
  7. Cut loose the rusk pieces from one another and place them on a baking tray leaving a small space between each rusk.
  8. Place back in the oven for 6-8 hours or overnight until the rusks are hard in the middle as well.
South African Buttermilk Rusks
South African Buttermilk Rusks

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