How To Make Sweet Nigerian Buns At Home  

Nigerians always have a unique way of making their own
food,in this post we will take a quick look at how you can easily make a sweet Nigerian buns from the comfort of your home with or without eggs. 
Without too much talk,let's get started.  

How To Make Sweet Nigerian Buns At Home

The Nigerian Buns is the harder and less oily sibling to the soft Nigerian Puff Puff.

Some people call the Nigerian buns rock buns,whatever you chose to call it,the process of making it remains the same. 
A lot of people are curious and would want to know the difference between the puff-puff and the buns,the only difference is that the soft Puff-puff is made with yeast and is made with fewer ingredients while Nigerian buns contain much ingredients such as eggs, butter and milk although you can chose to prepare your Nigerian buns without eggs.

It takes about 15 minutes to prepare your Nigerian buns. 

Quick Steps On How To Prepare Your Nigerian Buns 

  • 3 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup milk whole or 2%
  • 4 large eggs (Optional) 
  • 2- teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or vegetable oil
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • 1/2 Coconut flakes (Optional) 
See Also: How To Quickly Make A Nigerian Meat Pie At Home

Quick Instructions

  • (a) Get a medium bowl and mix all the dry ingredients i.e flour baking powder, salt, sugar, grated orange, and nutmeg.
  • (b) Stir in the milk, eggs, vanilla, and coconut flakes and oil,make sure that you mix well until everything has been fully incorporated,after mixing it should be smooth and thick.
  • (c) Pour your vegetable oil in a large pan,make sure the oil rise to at least 3 inches,anything less than that will result in flatter balls,go ahead an place on medium heat.
  • (d) Scoop up the the batter or paste using a spoon or a roundish spatula,go ahead and drop it inside the oil in the shape of a ball. 
  • (e) Make sure you drop it in batches, do not over crowd the pan. 
  • (f) After a couple of minutes the bottom side's color will change to golden brown.
  • (g) Turn the ball over and fry for a few more minutes until the other side is also golden brown.
  • (i) Use a spoon to take the buns out of the oil oil,you can also place them on napkins to soak up some of the excess oil.
  • (j) You have successfully made a Nigerian buns,to make it sweeter you can roll the buns in table or powdered sugar to make it tastier.