Definition of mosbolletjie in English:

mosbolletjie

noun

South african
  • A semi-sweet bun eaten fresh or dried.

    • ‘August is the month of Heritage Teas with melt-in-your-mouth milk tart, Hertzoggies, spicy koeksisters, mosbolletjies and Cape gooseberry cheesecake.’
    • ‘A selection of nibbles includes mosbolletjies (undried rusks) with butter and jam, roast potatoes with sweet mustard, or fish of the day with jam and a warm mosbolletjie.’

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch most new wine (because the yeast is of partially fermented grape juice) + bolletje little ball.

Pronunciation:

mosbolletjie

/mɒsˈbɒləki/