Chocolate Puff Puff
The chocolaty flavor of this snack is what makes it extraordinary. We love chocolate and trust that we can never go wrong with it. This puff puff can be eaten as breakfast, snacks or appetizers. Make yours and enjoy the chocolate in every bite!
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Ingredients – 1 cup sugar, 57g unsalted butter, 1 pc egg, 4 cups plain flour, 2L vegetable oil, 1 tsp salt, 1 cup milk, 1 tbsp yeast, 4 tbsp cocoa powder
Mix the yeast, salt, ¾ cup of sugar and water. Set aside for about 5 minutes.
Melt the butter and milk in a microwave. Add the milk, melted butter and egg to the yeast. Add the cocoa powder and about 3½ cups of flour and mix thoroughly with hands. Allow the mixture to rise for about 2 hours.
Place a large sauce pan over low heat and pour the vegetable oil until it is about 5 centimeters high. Ensure the oil is hot, if it is not hot the batter would sink to the bottom.
Scoop little mixture at a time with hand or spoon into the hot oil. Using a spatula, sort the balls in the oil to prevent them from sticking to one another.
Fry for few minutes until all sides are golden brown. Remove from hot oil and allow oil to drain off.
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Guinness Beef Soup
Incredible and perfect for a cold evening! Don’t gulp down all the Guinness because here is one recipe to try. Guinness can do so much, so quit drinking and start cooking Guinness. Lovers of beer would definitely make this meal a tradition in no time.
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Ingredients – 1 kg beef, 2 tbsp plain flour, 3 tbsp vegetable oil, 3 tsp salt, 6 pcs carrot, 2 cans Guinness Foreign Extra Stout 33 cl, 4 pcs irish potatoes, 2 pcs bay leaves, 1 tsp dried thyme, 1 tsp black pepper, 6 pcs garlic, 150 g mushroom, 1 pcs onions, 2 tbsp tomato paste, 1 cup water, 1 bunch parsley
Firstly wash the beef and cut into pieces then set aside. Chop the onions, mince the garlic, slice the mushroom and set aside. Dissolve the tomato paste in 4 tablespoons of water and set aside. Also, peel the potato and cut into chunks and cut carrot into short chunks.
Combine the beef, salt, pepper, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil and flour in a bowl and toss together. In a large sauce pan, heat the remaining vegetable oil over high heat and brown the beef on all sides.
Remove the beef from the oil and reduce heat. Add the onions, garlic, dissolved tomato paste and cook for about 5 minutes. Transfer the content of the sauce pan to a large pot and boil 1 can of Guinness in the sauce pan, stirring occasionally to remove caramelized beef juice on the pan.
Place the browned beef the pot containing the tomato sauce; pour the boiled Guinness and the remaining can of Guinness into the pot. Add the potato, mushroom, bay leaves, thyme and carrot.
Stir and adjust seasoning. Cook over low heat for about 2-3 hours or until beef is tender. Add water while cooking if necessary.
Serve and garnish with parsley.
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You have seen pizza, omelette, indomielette and the likes but this one here… *lips sealed*. This is awesomeness in a plate and NO! It is not the same thing with suya. This is an ideal holiday recipe and it doesn’t take so much effort to prepare.
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Ingredients – 450 g minced meat, 10 pcs rodo , 1 bunch basil , 2 tsp ground pepper, 2 pcs tatase , 1 pcs green bell pepper, 1 tsp curry powder , 2 tbsp white oat, 6 pcs tomato, 2 pcs onions, 1 pinch thyme, 1 tsp salt, 2 pcs seasoning cubes , 2 pcs eggs, 2 scoops vegetable oil
Using 4 tomatoes and 4 pepper (blended), prepare stew or sauce with vegetable oil, salt and stock cube.
Wash and slice the remaining tomatoes, pepper, onions. Set all aside.
Place your minced meat in a bowl, add all the spices and seasonings. Mix in well but also carefully.
Add in the oatmeal and eggs. The oatmeal is to bind everything together. you can make use of breadcrumbs but oatmeal is a healthier option.
Gently combine all the ingredients until it forms a ball. Emphasis on gently, don’ overwork the mince. If it is not holding up to a ball, either add another egg or little more oatmeal. Take out the mince and carefully lay out in a lightly greased pan, until all areas are covered
Spread out your stew or sauce unto the mince. Add your toppings – onions, tomatoes, rodo, sliced tatase, green pepper and morarella cheese
Cover with foil, to keep moist and then place in a preheated oven at 200 degrees and allow to cook for about 20 minutes. You will observe that the mince will shrink, but that is expected.
Before serving, top with fresh leaves.
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Microwave Chocolate Cake
The sheer thought of having to bake a cake can be discouraging, but we are here to tell you that you can eat your cake and have it ready in 5 minutes! This recipe will have a delicious chocolatey cake before you in no time. Are you as excited as we are?!
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Ingredients – 1 pc olive oil spray, 4 tbsp all-purpose flour, 2 tbsp cocoa, 1 pc egg, 5 tbsp sugar, 1 pinch salt, 2 tbsp unsalted butter, 10 g milk chocolate, 1 tsp vanilla essence
Melt the butter for a few seconds in the microwave. In a small bowl mix all the ingredients (except the chocolate) and 2 drops of vanilla essence until smooth. Grease and large mug or ramekin with olive oil spray and pour in the batter.
Insert the chocolate into the middle of the mug to add that super chocolatey surprise when eating.
Cook in the microwave for about 2 minutes.
Allow to cool for a minute or so and you can eat the cake straight from the mug.
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Virgin Watermelon Mojito
Who said mocktails aren’t as much fun as cocktails? This is one super refreshing drink recipe to try. Whip this up on those really hot Saturdays when you are outdoors trying to get some fresh air. Sit back and relax with this in hand. Yum!
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Ingredients – 1 pc watermelon, 1 cup sugar, 1 bunch mint leaves, 2 pcs lime, 2 ounces soda water
If you don’t already have simple syrup prepare the simple syrup by mixing 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Keep stirring until the sugar dissolves. Let it simmer for about 5 minutes but stir every now and then. Allow to cool and refrigerate for about 4 hours.
Cut the watermelon into chunks to fill ¾ of a cup and blend with lime juice. Muddle the mint leaves at the bottom of a cocktail shaker to release their juices. Fill the shaker 1/3 way with ice, pour in 7 tablespoons of blended watermelon, and 1½ tablespoon simple syrup (rest can be kept for other mocktails or cocktails). Shake well, pour into a glass and top off with soda water.
Garnish each glass with a watermelon wedge and a sprig of mint.
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