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Roosterkoek with Boerewors and Boerewors Relish
Easy to Make
Prep 20 min
Cooking Times 8 min

Homemade gourmet roosterkoek straight off the coals with Rhodes new Boerewors Relish.


  • 500 ml (2 C) cake flour
  • 5 ml (1 t) salt
  • 5 ml (1 t) sugar
  • 10 g packet instant yeast
  • 250 ml (1 C) warm water
  • To serve: 8 pieces of boerewors, braaied or grilled
  • 250 ml (1 cup) grated cheddar cheese
  • Rhodes Quality Boerewors Relish, heated


  1. Sieve the flour into a large bowl.
  2. Add the salt, sugar and instant yeast and stir to mix.
  3. Slowly add enough of the water to bring the mixture together into a dough.
  4. The dough should be soft but not sticky.
  5. Knead the dough for a few minutes by hand.
  6. Form the dough into a ball and place in a bowl.
  7. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and leave in a warm place until doubled in size.
  8. Knead the dough back into a ball and divided evenly into 8 pieces.
  9. Flatten out each piece of dough into a square.
  10. Place the roosterkoek squares on a tray lined with baking paper and leave to rise again until double in size.
  11. Cook the roosterkoek on a grid over medium heat coals, turning occasionally until cooked through.
  12. Serve hot filled with the boerewors, cheddar cheese and the Rhodes Quality Braai Relish.

Cooking Tip

When cooked, the roosterkoek will sound hollow when tapped.


Makes 8

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