Breads & Snacks

Nigerian Buns

Crunchy on the the outside, soft and pillowy on the inside! These buns are certainly a crowd pleaser and the best thing about this snack is that it can be prepared in less than 20 minutes from start to finish. Get the recipe here:

fried buns


How to make Nigerian buns
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: African, nigerian
Keyword: Buns, rock buns
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 3


  •  2 ½  Cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼-½ tsp nutmeg grated
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablesppons evaporated milk sub whole milk
  • 1 medium egg
  • ½ cup water increase to ¾ cup if you like it less crunchy
  • canola oil for frying


  • Sift all purpose fllour in a medium bowl.
  • Add baking powder, salt, sugar, nutmeg and mix
  • Add room temperature butter, crumble with hands or using a butter butter, set aside
  • In a seprate bowl, combine evaporated milk, water and egg
  • Add the milk/egg. mixture to the dry mixure. Mix just until combined
  • Scoop into oil carefully with hands or using an ice cream scoop
  • Fry until golden brown. Enjoy warm.
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2 thoughts on “Nigerian Buns

  1. Abra says:

    your flour measurement in the recipe seems incorrect

    1. kikifoodies says:

      Thanks! Corrected.

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