Easy Buttermilk / Seed Rusks

This recipe is so versatile you can make them plain buttermilk a all time favorite or add some seeds for a healthier version.


1 Kg Self-raising flour
250 g sugar
125 g butter
1/2 cup oil
2 teaspoons salt
2 eggs
500ml buttermilk
1 cup mixed seeds for the seed option i use sesame, sunflower,linseed and pumpkin seeds


Mix the flour and salt in a electric mixer.
Melt the butter and add the eggs,buttermilk,oil. ( add the seeds as well at this stage)
Mix everything together and press the dough into a pan and cut into rusks sizes i use a rusk cutter but you can use a ruler to help you cut into the right sizes.
Bake for 30 min at 180 c.
Dry the rusks for 3-4 hours at 110c

2017-08-16T16:41:03+02:00 4 Comments


  1. Gill April 18, 2016 at 2:15 pm - Reply

    These are SO yummy! Didn’t realize how easy the recipe is! Thx Elmarie!

    • May 9, 2016 at 1:03 pm - Reply

      I am so glad you liked them!!

  2. Lindsay September 23, 2018 at 7:11 pm - Reply

    Is it salted butter? Thanks.

  3. Marcia December 31, 2018 at 8:00 pm - Reply

    These are so delicious! We returned home to Vermont in the USA after a wonderful visit to SA and I immediately went searching for a rusk recipe and found this. After being in SA for a month, we were hooked! Thank you so much.

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