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Groundnut Candy

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Sun, 2013-11-24 20:19


12 Servings
SourceWhat's Cooking Today by Muriel Emekunle Davies
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
40 minutes


Groundnut Candy is simple recipe made from roasted groundnuts, sugar, lemon juice and water. This is eaten is countries like Sierra Leone, west Africa. Enjoy.


2 pounds
roasted groundnuts
1 pound
3⁄4 pints
2 teaspoons
lemon juice


How to make Groundnut Candy?

1. Melt the sugar in the water and boil until brown.
2. Add the lemon juice; and then the roasted groundnuts. Mix well.
3. Turn mixture on to a grease board; roll out, and cut into even pieces, dripping your hands in cold water.
4. Serve or store in airtight tins.

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