This easy magwinya recipe is the best vetkoek recipe out there. It produces magwinya that are soft on the inside and crispy on the out. This South African favorite is the ultimate comfort food for cold and cloudy days.
Vetkoek means fatcake in English, it is a deep fried dough that turns out to be a savory or sweet snack that is typically served with fillings or plain with tea. Depending on where you come from in South Africa vetkoek’s are sometimes referred to as magwinya, it is the same thing though.
Add all these ingredients into a mixing bowl and stir well with a wooden spoon until all ingredients ae evenly mixed.
2.Add your wet ingredients into your dry ingredients bowl.
Add these ingredients into your dry ingredients and use your wooden spoon to gently mix the ingredients well. If it makes it easier for you, place your dough onto a cleaned and floured surface and start to gently mix it. This recipe produces a softer dough, so mixing the dough with a wooden spoon.
3.Let the dough raise for 45 minutes
let the dough raise for 45minutes then prepare oil for deep frying.
4.Fry your dough
Let the dough raise for 45 minutes then prepare oil for deep frying. Once the oil is hot enough, fry tablespoons of dough in your oil, once the vetkoek has turned golden brown everywhere, remove it from the oil and leave it to cool down with kitchen paper towel to allow all the excess oil to drain.
If your oil is too hot the fried dough wont cook through but rather burn on the outside, it the oil is too cool, the vetkoek will suck a lot of oil and be dry.
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