New Recipe: Groundnut Cakes

Groundnuts is also called peanuts. Groundnut cake is a snack that is basically made from caramelized sugar and peanut.

Peanuts are a good source of protein. The protein content ranges from 22-30% of calories, making peanuts a rich plant-based protein source.


2lb roasted groundnuts
1lb sugar (granulated)
3/4pt water
2 tsp lemon juice
Ginger (to taste)


  1. Melt sugar in the water and boil until light brown
  2. With a rolling pin, break groundnuts into sizable fragments (see photo).
  3. Add the lemon juice and the groundnuts. Mixing very well.
  4. Turn mixture into a greased pastry board. Roll out and cut into even pieces, dipping hand in cold water.
  5. Serve & store in air tight tin.

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About the author

Rotimi Nelson is a grand-daughter of Mrs Muriel Davies (a.k.a. Nana Kunle). She entrusted me to publish her latest cookbook and share her knowledge with the world.

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