Since 2011

Best rusks north of the Limpopo

Our Rusks

100% Home Made

When you visit any South African home soon enough the Beskuitblik will make its appearance containing the most delicious rusks.
Rusks make a perfect early morning breakfast served with a hot cup of coffee or tea and are a healthy and nutritious in-between snack.
If you miss (or want to try) this truly South African delicacy – Beskuitblik specializes in homemade rusks.

The rusks are available in packs of 24 rusks (± 700g) and cost €6,30.
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The history of the South African Rusk

According to the book “Die Geskiedenis van Boerekos 1652 – 1806” by HW Claassens the word biscuit was borrowed from the French, meaning “twice baked”.

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Since 2011

The Story behind Beskuitblik

My name is Brenda Smit and I’m born and bred in South Africa.  My family and I moved to the Netherlands in 1998. Cooking and baking has always been my passion and my family and friend’s love for my rusks encouraged me to bake more.

My passion for baking rusks has always been a family affair. My grandfather, the minister of a church in Molteno in the Eastern Cape, encouraged one of his church members to enter her rusk recipe in a competition.  She won this competition and to this day her famous rusks are still sold in South Africa.

I use my mother and mother-in-law’s well tried recipes. My mother-in-law also supplied rusks to shops that sell homemade goodies and thankfully she let me in on the secret of baking in bulk.

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