~ Ruskalicious ~
The BEST Traditional South African Rusks taking New Zealand by storm!
~ Made locally in your NZ backyard ~

Ruskalicious is a proudly NZ owned company founded by Melissa and Andries, who together invested their love and passion to craft the perfect mix of ingredients to provide you with the BEST South African Beskuit / Rusks, with a guarantee to bring back fond memories of your childhood or your “ouma’s kombuis” (grandma’s kitchen).

© The Protea Cakery 2018

Where our products are made...

Our products are made at our home in our kitchen. Our kitchen is licensed by the Auckland, North Shore District Council. We have a Grade A food safety certificate which can be made available on request.

Our Packaging...

Our packaging is food-grade safe and sourced locally. After packing, the bag is heat sealed to lock in the deliciousness. 


Our products contain gluten, egg and dairy. Some products contain tree nuts, seeds and may contain traces of peanuts and other tree nuts. If you would like to know more about our ingredients, we are happy to answer your questions.

Our Range...

We have six delicious home made RUSK flavours on offer:

  • Buttermilk

  • Boerebeskuit

  • Aniseed

  • Gesondheids / Health WITH Raisins

  • Gesondheids / Health WITOUT Raisins

  • Chocolate Chip & Walnut

  • Gluten Free Buttermilk

How aften do we bake?

We bake weekly and plan our stock levels carefully. It’s also why our rusks, unlike others, are baked and delivered fresh to our stockists and to our online shoppers. This ensure only the highest standard and quality.

When to enjoy a rusk?

This is purely your choice, a rusk is a traditional breakfast meal or snack, but can be enjoyed any time of the day. It is the perfect snack on the go when time is limited. A rusk can be enjoyed with a nice hot cup of coffee or tea, or just on its own - it is up to you!