Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also koesister /ˈkuːsɪstə/)
A plaited doughnut dipped in syrup.
- The meal finishes with koeksisters, plaits of deep fried dough dipped in syrup.
- And if the malva pudding isn't enough, diners can finally fill up on koeksisters and coffee.
- Like a genuine bazaar, brötchens, sausage rolls, hotdogs, pancakes, hamburgers, koeksisters, boerewors and sosaties with various cakes and puddings will be served.
From Afrikaans koe(k)sister, perhaps from koek 'cake' + sissen 'to sizzle'.
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