Crispy Doughnut Balls

Preparation info
  • For around


    doughnut balls
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
Saka Saka: Adventures in African cooking, south of the Sahara

By Anto Cocagne and Aline Princet

Published 2022

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  • 2 eggs
  • cup (75 g) caster (superfine) sugar



Break the eggs into a bowl, add the sugar and whisk until the mixture turns whites and frothy. Add the evaporated milk, red palm oil, orange flower water and salt, then whisk until the mixture is smooth.

Add the cornmeal and baking powder, then use your hands to knead the mixture into a sticky dough. Set the dough aside for 30 minutes.

Heat the oil for deep