With the braai comes another of South Africa’s favourite foods. Stokbrood, traditionally baked on an open fire it makes a fun and delicious side dish to your braai. 

Add a tasty twist to your stokbrood with another braai time favourite, chakalaka. 


  •  1 tsp salt
  •  1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  •  1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  •  1/2 cup chakalaka
  •  30 g butter, cold and cubed

How to

  •  In a bowl, mix SASKO CAKE WHEAT FLOUR, salt and bicarbonate of soda.
  • Using your hands, rub the butter into the dry mixture until it resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add the buttermilk and chakalaka and cut the mixture with a knife or palette knife until the mixture starts combining and forms a dough.
  • Knead the dough lightly in the bowl for 2 minutes and divide into golf-ball-sized portions.
  • Roll out each portion of dough into a long strip and twist around clean sticks or thick skewers.
  • Braai the “stokbrood” over an open flame until cooked through and slightly charred. Be sure to rotate while it is cooking.
  • Serve warm.


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