Peel's Honey Muesli Rusks

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Peel's Honey Muesli Rusks
Christine Capendale
Recipes, Snack Recipes
South African
Servings: 72 rusks


  • 6 cups (780 g) cake flour
  • 60 ml baking powder
  • 5 ml salt
  • 125 ml (100 g) soft brown sugar
  • 250 ml (150 g) sunflower seeds
  • 250 ml (100 g) coconut
  • 3 cups (500g) good quality muesli
  • 400 ml (400 g) melted butter
  • 400 ml buttermilk
  • 180 g honey
  • 2 eggs


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C.
  2. Mix the flour, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, sunflower seeds, coconut and muesli together in a large bowl.
  3. Mix the melted butter, honey and buttermilk together. Add the beaten eggs and mix well.
  4. Add to the dry ingredients and mix gto make a firm dough.
  5. Press the dough into a well-greased large baking sheet (50cm x 35 cm).
  6. Bake for about 25 minutes and then remove from the oven and cool for at least 10 minutes – it cuts better if lukewarm
  7. Cut into slices and spread them in a single layer on two large baking sheets, with enough space between them for air to circulate and to dry the rusks.
  8. Dry out in the oven at 80 °C for about 4 hours, turning the rusks every hour.