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from NY, US (deep-fried pastry) 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 4 eggs beaten 4 cups flour ( approx ) 1/2 tsp baking powder pinch salt peanut oil to fry This is a northern Nigerian street food and may be made into any shape although the bow is popular. Cream butter, cream in sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Mix flour with baking powder and salt. Add enough flour to make a thick dough. Knead lightly till smooth. Roll on a floured board 1/4 inch thick. Cut into rectangular strips ( 2 x 5 inch ) and cut a slit in center and pull end through to form a loop. Fry in oil a few at a time until golden. Drain well. Variation: nutmeg, caraway seed or orange rind may be mixed into the flour.

Nigerian Chinchin


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keyword: chinchin
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(posted June 8, 2005)

from NY, US

(
deep-fried pastry)

1 cup
butter
1 cup
sugar
4
eggs beaten
4 cups
flour ( approx )
1/2 tsp
baking powder
pinch salt
peanut oil to fry

This is a northern Nigerian street food and may be made into any shape although the bow is popular.

Cream butter, cream in sugar. Add
eggs and beat well. Mix flour with baking powder and salt. Add enough flour to make a thick dough. Knead lightly till smooth. Roll on a floured board 1/4 inch thick. Cut into rectangular strips ( 2 x 5 inch ) and cut a slit in center and pull end through to form a loop. Fry in oil a few at a time until golden. Drain well.

Variation:
nutmeg, caraway
seed or orange rind may be mixed into the flour.



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