Easy Bake Homemade Bran Rusks With Sunflower Seeds

Why buy bran rusks at the supermarket when you can bake your own and enjoy the satisfying taste of home-baked goodness?

easy bake homemade bran rusks with sunflower seeds - Easy Bake Homemade Bran Rusks With Sunflower Seeds

The first cup of coffee or tea in the morning sets the mood of the day. Dunk in a couple of these crunchy bran and sunflower seed rusks and you are all set. Even my dear friend, Winnie The Pooh, might sacrifice a pot of honey for a few of these rusks.

These bran rusks contain sunflower seeds and coconut. You can get creative and add other nuts and seeds as well if you prefer.

Sunflower Seed Bran Rusk Recipe

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Recipe by Melissa Jacobs Course: Breakfast, SnacksCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy

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A quick and easy rusk recipe to enjoy with a cuppa in the morning.


  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 500 grams butter or margarine

  • 1 kg self raising flour

  • 4 cups bran

  • 1 cup diced coconut

  • 1 cup sunflower seeds

  • 3 eggs

  • 700 ml buttermilk

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 5 ml baking powder

  • 30 ml vinegar


  • Melt the sugar and butter in the microwave. Add the dry ingredients. Mix the buttermilk vinegar and eggs together. Add to the mixture.
  • In a rusk pan or large oven pan, place the mixture in the pan. Level the mixture evenly. Bake at 160 degrees Celsius for 1 hour. Cut when cooled and dry overnight in oven on a very low heat with the door slightly ajar. You can use a wooden spoon to keep the door open.
  • Store in an airtight container.

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