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Sugar puff puff recipe

Nigerian puff puff recipe for the

Course Snack
Cuisine Nigerian
Keyword nigerian puff puff recipe, puff puff recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Waiting Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 3 people


  • 3 cups All purpose flour sieved
  • 2 1/4 tsp Active dry yeast
  • 2 cups lukewarm water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp nutmeg optional
  • 1 litre canola oil


  1. To a medium sized bowl, add all your dry ingredients and combine.

  2. Gradually add lukewarm water and mix until the batter becomes smooth

  3. Cover bowl with aluminium foil and napkin, then set aside.

  4. Allow batter to rise for about 2 hours in a warm location

  5. After about 2 hours, heat up 1 liter of canola oil in a medium-sized stainless steel pot on medium heat.

  6. Gradually scoop batter into oil (using an icecream scoop) and fry until golden brown

  7. In a Ziploc bag, add about 2 tablespoons of sugar and throw in thoroughly cooked puff puff balls. Shake the bag until the sugar is combined with the puff puff.

  8. Serve and enjoy!