HOW TO MAKE NIGERIAN BUNS

HOW TO MAKE NIGERIAN BUNS



Ingredients for Nigerian Buns.

450g All-purpose flour.
100g Granulated sugar. 
225g Cold milk and water mixture. (75g milk &75g water)
50g Melted butter or vegetable oil.
7g Baking powder.
1g Salt. 
2g grated nutmeg.
1 large egg
1.5-liter oil for deep-frying
2 Tbs Evaporated milk (optional)
1 Tbs Honey (optional)

Note

  • Depending on the kind of flour you have, you might need more liquid or less. This measurement is perfect with bread flour and multipurpose flour.
  • Regardless of the flour you have, a great way of getting the right consistency for buns dough is by first doing 50% hydration. i.e., If you have 1000g of flour, 50% hydration will be 500g of liquid (milk and water mixture.) 
  • After adding all the wet ingredients, mix properly. Then decide to add more liquid if needed.
  • Buns need a deep-fry. This means you need enough oil.
  • It is advisable to use a deep frying pan or pot.

Instructions on How to Make Nigerian Buns.
  • In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients; flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and nutmeg. 
  • In the mixture, add milk, eggs, melted butter: evaporated milk, and honey (optional). Mix thoroughly; the batter should be a smooth, not runny, and not stiff dough. Allow the mixture to rest for 15mins.
  • In a deep pan, add vegetable oil. Ensure to have enough frying fat, at least 5 centimeters high.
  • Ensure that the oil is not super hot or warm. A midpoint is excellent. 
  • Scoop the batter in small sizes; they increase in size when they come in contact with heat. Also, do not overcrowd the pan. 
  • Fry for between 10-15 minutes. Yes, it needs time to cook correctly; else, the inner part will remain raw.
  • Turn from time to time until golden brown.
  • Take the buns out of the oil place on napkins to soak up excess oil.




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15 comments

  1. Rose Ann Sales16 June 2020 at 12:47

    This looks so delicious,thanks for sharing.

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  2. These look amazing! Definitely adding to the quarantine cooking list. :)

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  3. Okay those look AMAZING. Totally trying out this recipe, thanks!

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  4. Nigerian buns sound fabulous. Thanks for the easy to follow recipe.

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  5. These look so tasty! Thank you for sharing the recipe!

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  6. This looks delicious and similar to some things we have in America!

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  7. wow..the recipe looks much easy to make and these buns looks so tasty and delicious...gonna surely try them...

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  8. Kimberly Caines17 June 2020 at 04:15

    Nigerian Buns looks really yummy and delicious. I will have to try this recipe.

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  9. Looks easy to make. Thank you for sharing this nigerian bun.

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  10. This looks delicious and what we love more is that this recipe looks easy to follow! Will give it a try in the weekend! :)

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  11. Wow, didn't know that you also cook and bake! Welcome to the club! Will surely try this soon!

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  12. I didn't know there was Nigerian buns.
    I know buns as buns.but they look delicious.

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  13. Me and the kids are always trying new recipes and I think I found our next one to try out!

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  14. I have never heard of this before but it looks super tasty. I would love to try to make Nigerian buns.

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  15. This nigerian buns looks really yummy and delicious. I will have to try this for our sunday snacks.

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