• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    African Puff puff is a very common snack eaten by so many countries but with different names and a little bit of variation in the mode of preparation. It is also called Bofrot in Ghana. There is a similar recipe in East and South Africa called Mandazi (fried dough). In French Beignet, in Italy Zeppole just to mention a few.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Cups of flour
    • 11/4 Cups of Water
    • 2 Teaspoons of Yeast
    • 1 Teaspoon Nutmeg
    • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
    • 1/4 to 1/2 Cup of Sugar + 1 teaspoon of sugar (for proofing the yeast)
    • Enough Oil for deep frying

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 174 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 1.45%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.08%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 204 mg 8.51%
    • Calcium: 12 mg 1.17%
    • Potassium: 66 mg 1.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.69%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 35 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.93%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.03%
    • Vitamin C 0.15%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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