A South African (Afrikaans) dish - Deep fried, like doughnuts without it being sweet and can be filled with mince or eaten with golden syrup (or anything else you can think up!).
500ml Cake Flour
20ml Baking Powder
15-30ml Melted Butter or cooking oil
Cooking Oil for deep frying
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together
Beat butter, egg and buttermilk together.
Now add this to the flour mixture & stir.
The dough should have a spongy texture that drips easily off a spoon.
Half fill a large pot with cooking oil and heat until it bubbles.
Place spoonfuls of dough into the hot oil
Deep fry for a few minutes and then turn and fry them until Golden Brown
Remove when cooked and drain on paper towelling.
Allow to cool slightly before eating.
Add butter and/or Golden Syrup or Honey