South African Vetkoek Recipe

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South African Vetkoek
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  • 250 ml cake flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 125 ml milk


  1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
  2. Beat egg separately and add to flour.
  3. Add milk and mix until smooth.
  4. Heat oil in frying pan and drop a heaped tablespoon of the mixture into oil. (Once you have tried this you can decide to use more batter to yield a larger vetkoek ).
  5. Don't make more than four at a time!
  6. Fry for two to three minutes on one side, then turn and fry for one minute on other side.
  7. Serve hot with any filling you like. A few examples: Savory:Tuna or chicken mayo, mince(ground beef) & cheese, etc. Sweet:Syrup, etc.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 206.4 Kcal (864 kJ)
Calories from fat 135.8 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.09g 23%
Cholesterol 20.78mg 7%
Sodium 160.87mg 7%
Potassium 114.99mg 2%
Total Carbs 15.27g 5%
Sugars 0.81g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.37g 1%
Protein 2.65g 5%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 52.5mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 374.37 Kcal (1567 kJ)
Calories from fat 246.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.37g 23%
Cholesterol 37.7mg 7%
Sodium 291.79mg 7%
Potassium 208.56mg 2%
Total Carbs 27.7g 5%
Sugars 1.47g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.68g 1%
Protein 4.8g 5%
Iron 2.6mg 8%
Calcium 95.3mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.3
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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