Rusks is something that does not last very long in our household. Try your hand at baking with this health rusk recipe that we are sharing today. Wake your loved ones up with a delicious cup of morning java and one or two of these delicious rusks. Have you read the recent review we posted of the AeroPress coffee maker that might just be the thing for you to make a great morning brew.

Health rusk recipe by Lovilee

Spoiling someone with a fresh batch of rusks as a gift is also a great idea. Colleen from Lieflingkind Design created some great printables for jars a while ago for Father’s day that might work in packaging them pretty. Download them in this link.

Ingredients

  • 1 Kg of Self Raising Flour
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 3 cups all bran flakes
  • 2 cups of sunflower seeds
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups of buttermilk
  • 500g melted butter
  • 1 cup of raisins {optional}

Method

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a really big bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl mix the eggs, butter and buttermilk together.
  3. Add the wet and dry ingredients together and mix them to form a dough.
  4. Spoon the mixture into a large greased baking tray or two loaf tins.
  5. Bake at 180 degrees celcius for 1 hour.
  6. Remove the pans from the oven and let them cool.
  7. Remove from the tray and cut them into rusks.
  8. Place the rusks on a cooling tray and place them into a cool oven (approximately 70 degrees) for 4 – 6 hours until they have dried.

Health rusk recipe by Lovilee
Health rusk recipe by Lovilee
Health rusk recipe by Lovilee

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Lauren is the owner of Lauren Kim Photography based in Cape Town. She specialises in food and lifestyle photography. Connect with her on social media on the links below.

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