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How to prepare Nkate Cake. Easy Guide

Today I am going to teach you how to make nkate cake in Ghana. Nkate cake is a popular snack in Ghana which can be taken alone or combined with a soft drink.

Growing up, it used to be one of my favorite snacks until sobolo and lamugine took over.

It is mainly prepared with groundnut or peanuts. It comes with a great taste and and rich in nutrients.

Stay with me as I take you through this easy Nkate cake recipe.

 

Special equipment needed needed

Rolling pin

Kitchen knife

Blender/Earthenware

 

Ingredients

To make a perfect nkate cake, you need the following ingredients.

  • 1 cup roasted groundnuts           
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon oil

 

Tips

  • Prepare the cake over low heat to prevent it from burning.
  • Do not wait for the nkate cake to completely cook before cutting.

 

Steps to make groundnut cake

  1. Peel and partially crush peanut/groundnut.
  2. Pour oil in a saucepan under medium heat and add sugar.
  3. Gently stir until the sugar melts, thickens and turns brown.
  4.  Pour in the groundnuts and stir until well combined.
  5. Grease a flat surface with little oil then pour peanut brittle on top.
  6. Using a rolling pin, roll brittle into flat, rectangular shape.
  7. Cut into desired pieces and store in an air tight container.

 

Other recipes to try

How to prepare brukina

How to prepare lamugine

How to prepare asana

How to prepare fried rice

How to prepare jollof rice

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the other name for nkate cake?

In the United States it is called Peanut brittles or groundnut cake

What can nkate cake be served with?

It can be taken wholely or with sobolo or any soft drink you prefer.

Can I dissolve the sugar in water?

In other recipes, they soak sugar into into. Here I substitute sugar with oil to get this nice groundnut cake.

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