Tag: Dessert

Dessert', Togolese cuisine

Donut balls

Donut balls Easy, from-scratch, donut balls!  These homemade donuts can be mixed up and fried in minutes! Every time, I make these donuts, I am super mom. I literally make this donut balls, once a week. So cute and pop-able, they’re the donut you can eat in one bite! Unlike the Puff Puff, this recipe […]

Appetizers, Dessert'

Somali Doughnuts (Kac Kac) 

Somali Doughnuts (Kac Kac)  This awesome Somalian cookies, Kac Kac (Ka’Ka) are crispy snack on the outside and soft on the inside. The Kac Kac cookies are enjoyable served with tea with milk (shaah caddeeys) or coffee. Kac Kac are sold in traditional Somali restaurants (maqaayo Soomaali) in Mogadishu and other cities in Somalia. The […]

Dessert', Ivorian cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Toasted Coconut Flakes

  Print Toasted Coconut Flakes Ingredients 1 medium coconut 2 tablespoons granulated sugar heaped Instructions Break coconut open with the blunt side of a butcher knife (note: have a bowl nearby to collect the coconut water). Hold the knife in one hand then hold the coconut in another hand. Hit the coconut with the knife […]

Beninese cuisine, Dessert', Togolese cuisine

Puff puff

Ivorian donuts (Bofloto or Gbofloto) are very popular in West Africa. Bofloto or Gbofloto is called Botokoin (Togo), Puff puff (Nigeria and Cameroon), Mikate (Democratic Congo), Bofrot (Ghana), BHB (Cameroon). The long list of name is proof of its popularity. The ingredients are the basics of the pastry of wheat flour, sugar, yeast … Unlike […]

Cake, Dessert'

Chocolate Cake

3 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups granulated sugar 1½ cups unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon baking soda 1½ teaspoons baking powder 1½ teaspoons salt 4 large eggs 3 cups buttermilk ½ cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter pan and dust with flour and tap out the excess. […]