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noun (plural same, vetkoeks, or vetkoeke)South African
A small, unsweetened cake of deep-fried dough.
- Eight people are now employed at the facility, which bakes and sells bread, vetkoeks and scones to the community on a daily basis.
- Small businesses run by students vary: a pool table business on campus, selling vetkoek to students, selling clothing, IT start-ups, offering students cosmetics and beauty products, and finding and renting student accommodation.
- Slit sides of vetkoek and fill with savoury mince.
Afrikaans, from vet 'fat' + koek 'cake'.
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