Deep-Fried Dough Bites (Puff-Puff)
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: African
  • 1 packet of instant dry yeast
  • 3½ of all-purpose flour, unbleached
  • 1-1/2 cup sugar
  • 1¾ cups water
  • ½ cup of warm water
  • 5 cups of vegetable oil for deep frying
  1. In a small bowl dissolve the yeast by mixing in ¼ cup warm water (110-115 °F) and1/2 tsp sugar. Set aside and let it sit for about 5 minutes till foam doubles in size
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry remaining and mix thoroughly
  3. When the yeast mixture is ready, add it to the dry ingredients
  4. Add the remaining water slowly till you reach the desired consistency
  5. Cover and let the dough sit at room temperature for about an hour or until dough doubles in size
  6. Scoop batter into hot oil and fry for a couple of minutes or till golden brown on all sides
  7. Transfer onto a paper towel to absorb the excess oil
  8. You can eat it as is or pour sugar in a paper bag, then add the fried dough, seal and shake to coat evenly
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature
Recipe by Afropolitan Mom at