Nigerian Desserts

Nigerian desserts include simple finger foods like puff puff, meat pies, buns, pancakes, etc. A great number of them are considered too sweet for average Nigeria, hence, dessert is not such a huge topic in the Nigerian food sphere.

On this page, you will learn about different dessert recipes from Nigeria. There are a lot of them, but I think I am going to start with the trendy ones, at the bottom of the page I will include some advanced recipes.

Top Nigerian Desserts

1. Puff Puff

Puff puff recipe

Puff puff is a regular road-side snack from Nigeria. The recipe is easy and kids love it.

Click here for Puff Puff Recipe

2. Pancakes (Nigerian Desserts)

Pancake Image

I love pancakes, but not as much as my kids though. This dessert is a winner any day, plus you can make this is just about 15 minutes.

Pancake Recipe Here

3. Nigerian Chin chin

Chin Chin

Chin chin is a very popular snack from Nigeria, it is one of the top Nigerian desserts for kids. When planning the next kid’s birthday party, you can include chin chin as a take-home snack.

Fruit Salad (Nigerian Desserts)

Fruit salad

A myriad of fruits exists in Nigeria. A combination of these fruits makes a perfect dessert idea.

Fruit salad recipe here

Other Nigerian Foods

5. Nigerian Nkwobi


What do you know about Nigerian Nkwobi, I fell in love with this very popular delicacy the very first minute I had my first bite, It is very easy to make and you will learn about all the ingredients used and also why this dessert is quite popular among Nigerians?

How to Make Nkwobi

6. Moi Moi (Beans Pudding)

Moi moi recipe

Moi moi is the third on my list of Nigeria popular desserts, The making of this dessert is often a little bit complicated but I will try as much as possible to provide a detailed guide on the main page.

7. Nigerian Pepper Soup

Pepper Soup

Here I made pepper soup with assorted meat, like I have already stated, assorted meat in Nigerian is referred to as the meats from different parts of a cow or goat.

The intestine, liver, kidney, tripe, and plain red meat. Click the link below

Pepper Soup Recipe

Like I said initially, there are several kinds of desserts eaten in Nigerian, most of which I am yet to learn about. There are over a hundred different tribes, hence the reason we have a wild variety of foods eaten in Nigeria.

I want to talk about simple to make desserts in Nigeria, the likes of bons, meat-pies, pancakes, bolle, puff-puff, several of which could be made in less than thirty minutes or one hour but that is just dependent on lots of other factors.

You can also learn to make Nigerian cakes, I have tried different Nigerian cake recipes but would likely talk about butter cake here as my number one Nigerian cake recipe.

We are working on a comprehensive video for making Nigerian cakes and I believe you are definitely gonna love it. Cake making is a little bit complicating, some of the ingredients need to be used with caution because it is easy to mess up a good cake with just a slight omission.

The video below shows you how I made a simple Nigerian dessert recipe, goat meat barbecue. It is actually one of the very many desserts eaten in Nigeria. it was served alongside Nigerian fried rice but can also be eaten alone with perhaps a bottle of your favorite drink.

The video explains how to make this dessert a simple way. The ingredients used are very easy to find; Onions, fresh tomatoes maggi or knorr cubes then salt and pepper to taste. Read More Here about Goat Meat Barbecue in Nigeria


This is served in most Nigerian restaurants and hotels

Nigerian desserts

Other Nigerian delicious foods

8. Ukwa (African Breadfruit)

Ukwa (African Breadfruit)

My favorite Nigerian (Igbo) recipe  – African Breadfruit Ukwa

9. Beef Suya


Click here for Suya Recipe

How to make African Salad

How to make agidi (Eko)




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August 10, 2023
My name Angela Etim Okon

I like that goat meat barbecue, please how can I get the cookbook am in Lagos

February 14, 2021

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I have learned a lot but need a cake recipe and how to decorate it

October 30, 2020

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July 12, 2019
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July 14, 2019
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November 14, 2013

Hello, my name is amaka and I am a regular reader of your blog. You really seem to know a lot about Nigerian foods, your videos and articles are great. Thanks for the dessert recipes, God bless you real good

July 26, 2013

I have learned to make most of the Nigerian desserts, I can make moi moi and african salad. I must confess that my cooking has improves since I purchased your “50 delicious Nigerian Recipes’ and also started reading your weekly emails and this site too. Thanks for the good work.

July 24, 2013
Joy Amah

OMG! I love all the desserts, how do I make cakes for my birthday.

July 24, 2013
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July 27, 2020

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