noun (plural mosbolletjies)South African
A semi-sweet bun eaten fresh or dried.
More example sentences
- August is the month of Heritage Teas with melt-in-your-mouth milk tart, Hertzoggies, spicy koeksisters, mosbolletjies and Cape gooseberry cheesecake.
- A selection of nibbles includes mosbolletjies (undried rusks) with butter and jam, roast potatoes with sweet mustard, or fish of the day with jam and a warm mosbolletjie.
Afrikaans, from Dutch most 'new wine' (because the yeast is of partially fermented grape juice) + bolletje 'little ball'.