A South African classic that follows the same base as Snowflake’s Vetkoek recipe. Double the ingredients and have two meals sorted.


1kg Snowflake Cake Wheat Flour
10ml Salt
30ml Sugar
10ml instant dry yeast
30ml cooking oil
750ml lukewarm water


  • Sift flour and salt together. Add sugar and yeast.
  • Add oil and enough lukewarm water, cut in with a knife and mix to a soft, sticky dough. Add more water, if necessary
  • Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5-10 mins, or until dough is smooth and elastic. Place dough in a large, lightly oiled bowl, cover and leave to rise in a warm place for about 30 mins, or until doubled in size.
  • Knock down dough on a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth. Divide into 6 – 10 pieces and form into rectangles.
  • Place onto greased baking trays. Cover and leave to rise in a warm place for about 15 mins or until balls of dough are well risen.
  • Bake over coals on a braai grid or in an unoiled griddle pan on the stovetop until done.
  • Serve warm with butter, cheese and jam. For a sweet version serve with chocolate spread.

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