Good Morning Buff Puff Puffs! Here are some things you didn’t know or might have known about puff puff!
- Basic: Puff Puff is a popular African snack made out of flour, yeast, water, sugar, butter, salt and eggs and then deep fried in oil.
- The yeast is responsible for the puff-ness, but can be replaced by baking powder.
- It is the building block of every small chops pack especially at weddings and occasions.
- Puff Puff is known as Bofrot in Ghana, Mikate in Congo, Kala in Liberia and Mandazi in East and South Africa.
- It has a total of 209 calories (14 from fat) per 62.9 grams serving and has no Trans Fat. – Caloriecount.com
- Puff Puff has a Wikipedia page. (and my blog is not even on the second page of Google search LOL!)
- Fun: It can be made into a healthy snack. There’s mango-dipped, coconut sprinkled, even Moringa puff puff dey.
- I have found the following in some puff puffs: Pepper, Onion, Corned-beef, Minced meat, Nutella, coconut, sausage, sprinkles such as white powder, additives such as syrup/caramel and food dye, etc.
- Apparently, you can drink Puff Puff.
- This is not Puff Puff
- To spice things up a bit, Puff Puff can be served in different flavours too such as: Chocolate puff puff, Ribena puff puff, orange puff puff, mango puff puff and even zobo puff puff.
- There are such things as kebabed puff puff
- Hack: Most people scoop the puff puff batter with their hands but you can also use an Ice cream scoop to get that perfect puff puff shape.
- Did you know? The name Puff Puff is also a Japanese sexual term meaning to place one’s face between a woman’s breasts.
- When you see the phrase ‘Puff Puff Pass’, it refers to the cycle involved with the smoking of marijuana.
I know there are people who love Puff puff as much as I do (Victoria King) and if you’re reading, I want you to know this: Whenever someone asks you, “Why Puff Puff?” This should be your answer
Hope you enjoyed this post as much as I did! If you know something about Puff puff that isn’t listed, please drop a witty comment about it in the comment section. Don’t forget to like too! Muah!