Traditional Melkkos Recipe

Warm up your taste buds with a bowl of Melkkos, a cherished South African delicacy that has been passed down through generations. This traditional recipe combines simple ingredients from your pantry to create a comforting and satisfying meal. Made with warm milk, flour, and a touch of cinnamon, Melkkos offers a delightful balance of creaminess and subtle sweetness.

Traditional Melkkos (milk food)

A delicious bowl of Melkkos, a South African milk-based dish, served warm and garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Breakfast, Lunch
Cuisine South African
Servings 2
Calories 254 kcal


  • ¾ cup flour
  • 1 lt milk
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp sugar


  • Wet fingertips with water and make lumps with the flour dropping it into the heated milk, stirring while bringing to a boil.
  • Do not smoothen out the lumps, the texture should not be smooth like a white sauce.
  • Serve hot with butter, cinnamon, and sugar.



Calories: 254kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 5gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 52mgPotassium: 70mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 188IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 49mgIron: 3mg
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