South African Koeksisters

South African Koeksisters Prep 20 m Cook 15 m Ready In 10 h 50 m Recipe By:jsmckeag “This is an Afrikaner recipe for Koeksisters (cake sister) or South African donuts. These are loosely based on a similar Dutch pastry.” Ingredients Soaking Syrup: 3 cups white sugar 2 cups water 3 1/4-inch-thick slices peeled fresh ginger 1/2 lemon, zested in large strips 1 teaspoon lemon juice Koeksisters: 2 cups cake flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into chunks 1/2 cup milk 2 cups oil, or as needed Directions Combine sugar, water, ginger, lemon … Continue reading South African Koeksisters