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Roman Cakes

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Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Thu, 2012-10-25 23:52


8 Servings
SourceFavourite Sierra Leone Recipes by Pamela Greene
Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
50 minutes


Flour (plain) sugar and nutmeg.


2 cups
flour (plain)
1⁄2 cup
1 teaspoon
baking powder
nutmeg (grated)
4 tablespoons
water (cold)
oil (for frying)


How to make Roman Cakes?
Method:- Frying
1. Sieve flour into a bowl and add baking powder, sugar and nutmeg.
2. Add water gradually and mix lightly with a fork until the dough leaves the sides of the bowl clean.
3. Put the dough on a floured board and knead lightly until soft and smooth.
4. Cut into 16 portions and knead each portion into a ball.
5. Leave to rise for about 20 minutes.
6. Heat oil in a frying pan.
7. Open out each ball gently with the fingers and stretch out for frying.
8. Fry one at a time if frying pan is small, drain and serve hot.


Important Nutrition Information:- This snack is high in calories because of the flour and the fat and sugar

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