Darecipequeen's Perfect Nigerian Buns recipe

Darecipequeen's Perfect Nigerian Buns

by @darecipequeen
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A delicious and easy-to-make Nigerian buns recipe by Darecipequeen. Perfect for snacks or as a side dish.


4 Servings
(1 serving = 1 bun)
  • 2cups
    Plain flour (sifted)
  • 1tsp
    Baking powder
  • 2tbsp
  • 1/2cup
  • 1/2tsp
  • 1/2cup
    Very cold water (from the fridge)
  • 1piece
  • 1tsp
    Grated nutmeg
  • 1/2tsp
    Vanilla flavor
  • Desired quantity of vegetable oil for frying

How to make Darecipequeen's Perfect Nigerian Buns

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, salt) in a bowl and stir.

  2. Add the margarine to the same bowl and mix with the dry ingredients.

  3. Mix the cold water, vanilla flavor, and egg in a cup or plate.

  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly with a wooden spoon or clean hands.

  5. Cover the buns mix for 5-10 minutes to rest.

  6. Heat up the vegetable oil in a frying pan or deep fryer using medium heat.

  7. Scoop the buns mix into the oil and fry the buns for 10-15 minutes until they turn golden brown.

  8. Repeat the process until all the buns are fried.

Tips & Tricks

  1. For more quantity of buns, increase or multiply this recipe.

  2. If you don't want it crunchy, use normal room temperature water to mix instead of very cold water.

  3. The buns mix should be sticky, almost like batter, and not dough-like.

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