Bring all the ingredients to the boil. Boil for 5–10 minutes, until it is a syrup consistancy. Transfer the syrup to a container and keep in the freezer.
To make the koeksisters, sift and mix together the first 3 dry ingredients, then rub in the butter. Add the eggs, cream and water and knead for 10 minutes. Leave to rest for 3 hours. Roll