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African Buns

African Buns is the closest sibling to the African Puff Puff. It is basically a fried dough or let’s say more of a thick batter without yeast. These delicious Nigerian Buns are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.

Buns are extremely popular roadside snacks all over Nigeria. They are usually sold as snacks and they are often seen on the roadside being fried in a large fry pan also, they are being sold by a hawker or vendor from a portable stall.

The Nigerian Buns are eaten mainly as a snack but they can also be eaten as breakfast served with tea. Though these Buns are deep fried just like the African Puff Puffthey do not absorb as much Oil as the Puff puff and the best part is, you can throw all the ingredients together and your Buns is ready in less than 30 minutes.

These are so delicious when served hot or at room temperature. These snacks would be great for a party, side dish for a meal, a snack… just about anytime you want!

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P.S Don’t make big Balls else the Buns will not cook inside

Nigerian Buns recipe

African Buns

These delicious African Buns are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. I think a trial will definitely convince you. Though these Buns are deeply fried just like the Puff puff  but they do not absorb as much Oil as the Puff puff and the best part is, you can throw all the ingredients together and your Buns is ready in less than 30 minutes.
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: African
Keyword: buns, homemade
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 20 Pieces
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Lola Osinkolu

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups All-purpose Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Tsps baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Milk
  • Vegetable oil enough for deep frying

Instructions

  • Mix the Flour, Sugar, Baking powder and Salt together in a bowl.
  • Add the eggs, melted butter, and Milk and mix together until combined
  • Scoop the Batter into the Oil (Make little Balls) - I used an Ice cream scoop.
  • Fry until golden Brown and ENJOY.

Nutrition

Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 121IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg

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Esther omotayo

Monday 4th of January 2021

Wow I love your recipes

Irene

Friday 6th of November 2020

Tried it and it was great! Thanks

Lola Osinkolu

Wednesday 11th of November 2020

That’s so good to hear. 😊😊😊😊😊😊

Confidence

Friday 6th of November 2020

Thanks dear your recipe is so easy I love it,I want to ask is it necessary to leave it for some minutes after mixing everything?

Mavis

Wednesday 28th of October 2020

Please help. I tried this recipe but my buns are not crunchy outside and the Buns burns outside before they even cook.

Gloria

Friday 16th of October 2020

Wow I luv this yummy 😋

Lola Osinkolu

Tuesday 20th of October 2020

Glad you do! :)