Benne Wafers

Sweet and savory sesame seed wafers. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Benne Wafers
Main Ingredients brown sugar/jaggery, Refined flour (maida)
Cuisine South African
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Benne Wafers

  • ½ cup brown sugar/jaggery
  • ¼ cup Refined flour (maida)
  • 3 tablespoons White sesame seeds toasted
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • ½ Egg beaten
  • a pinch Salt
  • a pinch Baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla essence


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with a silicon sheet.
  2. Cream together the brown sugar and butter in a bowl using an electric beater till light. Add the egg and whisk well.
  3. Sift together the flour, salt and baking powder into the butter-sugar mixture and fold well.
  4. Add the vanilla essence and sesame seeds and mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture into small equal portions and place on the lined tray. Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for ten to twelve minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
  6. Serve or store in an air-tight container.

Nutrition Info

Calories 875
Carbohydrates 98.4
Protein 10.5
Fat 48.8
Other Fiber Zinc- 2.6mg