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Somali Doughnuts (Kac Kac) 

Somali Doughnuts (Kac Kac) 

This awesome Somalian cookies, Kac Kac (Ka’Ka) are crispy snack on the outside and soft on the inside. The Kac Kac cookies are enjoyable served with tea with milk (shaah caddeeys) or coffee. Kac Kac are sold in traditional Somali restaurants (maqaayo Soomaali) in Mogadishu and other cities in Somalia. The Maqaayo Soomaali cooks the snack in big bashes in the morning and they don’t last very long. This a perfect snack during the Ramadan.

Somali Doughnuts (Kac Kac) 
Somali Doughnuts (Kac Kac) 
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • ½ cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 Large eggs
  • ½ cup Unsalted melted butter (very warm)
  • 2 Tbsp Milk (warm)

Combine the dry ingredients: flour, sugar, and baking powder. Mix well.

Add all the wet ingredients: eggs, butter, and milk. Mix well.

Knead well for 3 minutes.

Let the dough rest for 10 minutes.

Roll out the dough to ¼ inch (½ cm) thick. Cut into 24 pieces, then mark the surface by pressing a knife lightly on the dough

Fry in canola oil (or any other flavourless oil) at 375°F/190°C for 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown. Use medium heat.

Somali Doughnuts (Kac Kac) 
Somali Doughnuts (Kac Kac) 
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