Koeksisters is a Cape Town staple. For many Capetonians, it’s the best way to start Sunday morning.

With social distancing and to self-quarantine is Mzansi’s new normal. The 21-day lockdown has been extended until the end of April to try and limit the spread of COVID-19. With loads of anxiety and time on your hands, here is an easy koeksisters recipe to try while staying indoors.

Here what you will need:
8 cups of cake flour
2.5 cups warm milk
2. 5cups of water (lukewarm)
2 10g packets of instant yeast
3 tbsp. sugar
5 tbsp. butter
a large pinch of salt
3 tbsp. ground cinnamon
3 tbsp. ground ginger
3 tbsp. mixed spice
3 tbsp.  ground aniseed

vegetable or canola oil (for frying)
1 cup of desiccated coconut

For the Cinnamon & Sugar Syrup:
5 cups of water
4 cups of sugar
3 cinnamon sticks

What how to make koeksisters easy below: