This recipe is from one of my mothers recipe books. It was submitted by J. Schmidt from Pretoria and can be found on pages 281 & 282 of The Housewives League Cookery Book published in 1976.
|Favourite recipes submitted by the |
members of House wives League
1975 / 76
1.5 kg (3 lb) self raising flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
2 cups sugar
250 grams (8oz) margarine or butter
1 packet of hi bulk bran
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups cooking oil
500 ml buttermilk
|Combine all dry ingredients and rub in butter.|
|In a separate bowl combine eggs, buttermilk and oil.|
Add to dry ingredients.
|Mix till soft dough is formed.|
|Form balls from about a heaped tablespoon of mix.|
|Pack rolled balls in baking dish.|
|Bake for one hour in a 180 'C (350 'F) oven.|
|tip out onto a tea towel. Put another tea towel on top and tip over.|
Using a sharp knife separate balls and lay onto trays.
|Lay in single layer and return to oven on coolest setting to dry out. |
My oven was 100 'C and took about 3 hours.
|Store in an air tight container and enjoy with a cup of tea.|
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