How to make it

  • Mix all the dry ingredients except the baking soda.
  • Melt the margarine.
  • Stirr in with the margarine: oil, eggs and buttermilk.
  • Stirr the baking soda into the buttermilk mixture.
  • Mix the dry and wet ingredients.
  • Mix with your hands.
  • If the dough is bit too stiff, pour in some water until workable.
  • Grease baking pans.
  • Roll into balls or just simply press dough in baking pans.
  • The dough must not be higher than 3,5 centimetres.
  • Bake at 180 degrees for an hour and 25 minutes.
  • Cut in pieces or break balls loose.
  • Put loosely in baking trays.
  • Reduce the oven's heat to 70 degrees.
  • Dry out the rusks overnight or for about 7 hours.
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Bake and then break balls   Close
Bake and cut pressed dough   Close
Dry out in oven   Close

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    " It was excellent "
    tinadc ate it and said...
    As I am a diabetic, my poor mother must always bake me health rusks thank you for your recipe.
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  • liezel 10 years ago
    I find with this recipe it works better if you press the dough in the baking pan. It rises better in the oven. For those who love the rugged look can roll them in balls though.
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