Sue’s Rusks


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Appears in

Falling Cloudberries

By Tessa Kiros

Published 2004

  • About

These are what we had in South Africa for breakfast, often dipped in warm milk or coffee. I love having a jar of them in the house always. They are crisp and rustic and beautiful. Sue says her kids always liked to scatter the remaining crumbs over their breakfast cereal.


  • 250 g (9 oz) butter, cut into small pieces, plus about 25 g (1 oz) extra
  • 750 g (


Preheat your oven to 190°C (375°F/Gas 5). Mix the butter into the flour with your hands or in a blender. Add the sugar, salt and baking powder and then mix in the milk and vinegar until you have a smooth soft dough. Grease a large baking tray with butter and flour.

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