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West African Chin Chin Spiced With Ginger & Cardamom

  • Author: Roseanne Orim
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 12 1x



(345g) All-Purpose Flour

1  tsp (-g) Baking Powder

½ tsp (3g) Baking Soda

½ tsp (1.125g) Ground Nutmeg

1½ tsp (8g) Ground Ginger

Large Pinch of Salt

1 tsp (2.5g) Crushed Cardamom, approx. 10 pods

½ stick (75g) Butter, unsalted, softened

⅓ cup (80ml) Cold Water

½ cup (100g) White Sugar

⅙ cup (40ml) Coconut Milk

1 Egg, large

Sunflower or Vegetable Oil, for frying




  • You can prepare the dough ahead of time and wrap it in cling film to store in the freezer for later use. Thaw the dough completely before use if freezing

Keywords: chin chin, West African, Nigerian, snack, fusion