Another Proudly South African dish.
You'll need:1 tsp Butter250ml Water1 litre Milk (250ml milk per person)3 Eggs2 Cinnamon sticksPinch of salt
In a separate bowl, lightly beat and egg and salt together.Then mix the flour and butter mixture and the egg and salt mixture together as well.Add just enough water to form a dough.Knead the dough until it gets and elastic texture.Sprinkle flour on a smooth surface and roll out the dough until approximately 5mm thick.Sprinkle a layer of flour on the surface of the dough and roll it tightly into a shape similar to a swiss roll.Cut the dough into thin wheels, ready to be cooked.Bring the milk and the cinnamon to a boil in a saucepan.Lightly beat the two remaining eggs and add to the boiling mixture little by little until you have a lukewarm mixture of milk and egg.Stir the mixture well.Add the dough wheels and stir lightly, being careful not to break them.Cook for about 20-25 minute.Serve with sugar and ground cinnamon.
- Rub the butter into the flour.
Melkkos burns very easily- stir it every now and again to prevent this from happening.