This free recipe makes the most amazing Healthy Seed & Bran Rusks…This recipe is full of bran flakes, digestive bran, seeds and raisins which make the rusks high in fibre.


500g butter
350ml brown sugar
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
500ml buttermilk
1kg self-raising flour
10ml baking powder
200g all bran flakes
500ml digestive bran
150ml raisins
100ml sunflower seeds
30ml sesame seeds
30ml linseeds

  • In a saucepan melt the butter and sugar together, set aside to cool.
  • Add the eggs and buttermilk to the butter mixture.
  • Sift the flour, baking powder and salt together.
  • Add the bran flakes, digestive bran, raisins and seeds to the dry ingredients and stir in the egg mixture.
  • Shape the dough into balls and place next to each other in a greased baking tray.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 170°C for 45 to 50 minutes.
  • Turn out onto a wire cooling rack, cool slightly and break into rusks.
  • Place the rusks onto wire racks and stand them on baking trays.
  • Reduce the oven temperature to very low and return the rusks to the oven and allow them to dry out for 8 to 10 hours.
  • Store the rusks in airtight containers.
Makes about 40


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