A Delightful Taste of South Africa: Chef Donalds Rusks

A beloved traditional treat, rusks hold a special place in the hearts of South Africans. These delectable baked goods have been enjoyed for generations, providing a warm and satisfying start to the day or a delightful accompaniment to a cup of tea or coffee.

Chef Donalds Rusks

  • 2 kgs of self-raising flour
  • 1 kg of butter
  • 500 ml of fresh cream
  • 2 tins of ideal milk
  • 4 cups of sugar
  • 200 g of macadamia nuts
  • 200 g cranberries
  • 100 g of sunflower seeds
  • 10 ml of salt
  • 300 g of all bran flakes


  1. Melt butter, add sugar, fresh cream, and Ideal milk to make a sauce
  2. In a separate bowl, add and mix all the dry ingredients together and add the mixture and mix well and press on the flat pan
  3. And bake 180 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes

Enjoy this tasty recipe!

South African rusks are a true culinary treasure, Chef Donald’s rusks offer a delightful and comforting experience. So, the next time you have a chance, treat yourself to the heartwarming adventure of making this recipe and let it transport you to this beloved treat’s vibrant and flavorful world. For more information on our chefs or lodges, visit our website www.serenesafarilodges.com.