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Best Nkate Cake Recipe

Nkate cake is an easy to prepare snack, common amongstGhanaians. It is also referred to as groundnut cake, as groundnut is theEnglish name for “nkate”.
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Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 42 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Ghanaian
Servings 3
Calories 120 kcal


  • knife
  • Rolling Pin
  • blender
  • Earthenware bowl
  • blender


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


  • Peel groundnuts and pour into a bowl.
  • Crush them halfway either in a blender or earthenware bowl.
  • Pour some oil into a saucepan on fire and add sugar.
  • Stir the sugar with the oil till the sugar melts and turns brown.
  • Add groundnuts to mixture and stir till it mixes well.
  • Get a flat tray or chopping board and smear oil on it.
  • Pour groundnut mixture onto the tray or chopping board, and use arolling pin to make a flat design.
  • Afterwards, cut the cake into smaller pieces as you want it and keep itin a covered container, away from air.



This recipe is very simple isn’t it? You can give it a try in your free time.
It is usually eaten alone, but you can add a drink to it if you want.
We are going to learn how to make the popular nkate cake. First, let’s look at the items and utensils needed in making the tasty snack.


Calories: 120kcal
Keyword groundnut cake, nkate cake
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