Easy Ghanaian Doughnut Recipe (Drop Donuts)

Easy Ghanaian Doughnut Recipe (Drop Donuts)
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Puff Puff Bofrot is seriously addictive and is one of our favorite sweet African easy doughnut recipe that is perfect for breakfast. Our easy Ghanaian doughnut recipe (Drop Donuts) can be prepared quickly and will satisfy an army… Yes, an Army!

What I love about this sweet Ghanaian doughnut recipe (drop donuts) is how easy and quickly they are to prepare, mix, drop and fry…That’s It!!

These popular Ghanaian fried sweet doughnuts from Africa have many names, they are also known as Puff Puff, Bofrot, Boflot, and Toobei… Super Cool Right?

Amazingly, these fluffy golden bitesize fried Puff Puff with milk, egg, and yeast snack drop donuts are a West African staple throughout households. They don’t require a lot of effort or work to prepare, they are delicious just coat in sugar or filled with any type of fruit jam, whipped cream, or our famous dulce de leche.

You’re going to love this fluffy Ghana bofrot recipe, did I mention, that they’re super easy to make…oh yes I did.

Our delicious Toobei, Ghanaian sweet doughnut recipe is made with simple ingredients like flour, eggs, milk, yeast, salt, sugar, and a touch of allspice, That’s it!

Whatever you want to call these soft and fluffy sweet doughy fried delights, Puff Puff, Bofrot, Toobei, Boflot, or simply African Ghanaian doughnuts, I’m sure everyone in your home will Love them.

How To Make Bofrot Without Yeast?

If you want to make these Ghanaian Puff Puff Bofrot donuts without yeast, no problem, just substitute the yeast with 15 grams (1 tablespoon) of baking powder and mix it together with the flour before adding the rest of the ingredients.

Ready to make these Ghanaian Drop Donuts? Let’s do it!

Ingredients For Bofrot, Toobei Ghanaian Doughnut

  • 300 grams all-purpose flour
  • 8 grams fresh yeast or (8 grams fresh yeast)
  • 110 grams Sugar
  • 2 grams salt (1/4 teaspoon) 
  • 50 grams egg ( 1 large Egg)
  • 200 grams Milk
  • 3 grams allspice (1/2 teaspoon) optional
  • 4 cups Frying oil
  • 1/2 cup of sugar for coating (optional)
  • Choice of fruit jam for filling donuts (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR GHANAIAN DROP DONUTS:

  • Put flour in a bowl
  • Add the allspice, salt, and sugar and mix with a whisk.
  • Add the dry yeast and mix thoroughly( if using fresh yeast just add to the flour)
  • Add the milk to the flour mixture
  • Mix together using a mixer with hook attachment until dough is formed.
  • Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover. Let it rest for 1 hour or until the doubles in size.
  • After 1 hour, push out all air and leave to rise a second time for 30 minutes
  • Heat the oil in a deep frying pan or wok
  • Form dough into desired small balls and fry
  • Turn the donuts frequently to have a uniform color on all sides
  • Serve as is, or coat in sugar, cinnamon sugar or fill with jam dusted with icing sugar.
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Easy Ghanaian doughnut recipe

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One of our favorites easy doughnut recipe for breakfast. Our easy Ghanaian doughnut recipe (Drop Donuts) can be prepared quickly and will satisfy an army. These Ghanaian sweets are drop donuts and don’t require much work, they are delicious just coated in sugar or filled with a fruit jam, frosting or dulce de leche and dusted with icing sugar.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Easy
Cuisine African, Ghanaian
Servings 4 people
Calories 60 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 300 grams All-purpose flour
  • 4 grams Dry yeast or 8 grams fresh yeast
  • 110 grams Sugar
  • 2 grams salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • 50 grams egg 1 large Egg
  • 200 grams Milk
  • 3 grams allspice 1/2 teaspoon
  • 4 cups Frying oil
  • 1/2 cup of sugar for coating Optional
  • Choose of fruit jam for filling donuts optional

Instructions
 

  • Put flour in a bowl
  • Add the allspice, salt, and sugar and sift
  • Add dry yeast and mix thoroughly( if using fresh yeast just add to the flour)
  • Add the milk to the flour mixture
  • Mix together using a mixer with hook attachment until dough is formed.
  • Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover. Let it rest for 1 hour or until the doubles in size.
  • After 1 hour, push out all air and leave to rise a second time for 30 minutes
  • Heat the oil in a deep frying pan or wok
  • Form dough into desired small balls and fry
  • Turn the donuts frequently to have a uniform color on all sides
  • Serve as is, or coat in sugar, cinnamon sugar or fill with jam dusted with icing sugar.
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