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Nigerian snack How to make super sweet buns

Nigerian buns is literally the twin brother of puff puff but crunchy outside and fluffy inside.

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play Nigerian buns (My active kitchen)

Buns is the twin brother of Nigerian puff puff.

Like puff puff, buns is one of the popular snacks in Nigeria which is fluffy inside crunchy outside and less oily, unlike puff puff which is oily, soft and spongy all round.

play Nigerian buns (Immaculate bites)


Buns are best enjoyed when hot (straight from the fire) and they are pretty easy to make.


1. 250g flour (all purpose flour)

2. 30g sugar

3. 1 Tsp baking powder

4. A pinch of salt

5. A pinch of nutmeg

6. 1 egg

7. 2 Tsp milk

8. 50g butter

9. Water

10. Vegetable oil for frying


1. In a large bowl, add the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, salt, nutmeg, baking powder) and mix well.

play Mix the dry ingredients together (Dobbys signature)


2. Add the butter and mix properly.

3. Make a well in the middle of the flour mixture, whisk the egg and milk in and mix properly, adding water intermittently until you get a stretchy sticky dough.

play Make a well in the middle of the flour and whisk the egg (K's Cuisine)


4. Set it aside for about 5 minutes.

play Se the dough aside for about 5 minutes (K's cuisine)


5. In a non-stick skillet, heat up vegetable oil.

6. Scoop the batter (in form of small moulded balls) into the oil. Fry till it is golden brown.

play Deep fry the buns (Tatashey)


There you go. Enjoy with any drink of your choice.

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