Traditional Quick Melkkos

Melkkos is a traditional South African dish which is perfect for rainy days or when you simply need some comfort. This is a quick version but no less tasty than the original. If you like pancakes you will love melkkos.

This recipe will feed six people with an average appetite.

110g butter, cubed

250ml cake flour

1 litre milk

45ml butter

62ml sugar

1,2ml salt

ground cinnamon

Add the cubed butter and flour to a mixing bowl.

Rub the butter into the flour with your hands until you have dough pieces the size of peas. Set aside.

Pour the milk into a saucepan, add the 45ml butter and bring to a slow boil while stirring.

Add the flour mixture into the boiling milk while whisking continuously. Keep on whisking until all the lumps have dissolved and you are left with a really smooth mixture.

Now add the sugar and salt and turn down the heat. Cook until the mixture is thick and creamy, stirring every now and then.

Spoon the melkkos into serving bowl and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar.

Serve piping hot.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s