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7 Heart Warming African Breakfast Ideas For Mother’s Day



Mother’s day is once a year but for us, Mother’s Day is every day. We love celebrating our mothers for all the endless sacrifices they make for our sake. There are many ways to celebrate mothers and one good way is to pick a day and make your Mama a good african breakfast.

 If you want to treat mom with some delicious African cooking, then this article has you covered. The recipes are easy to follow and most of them are healthy, so they won’t make her feel guilty while cooking.

To help you with some ideas, we have compiled 7 African breakfast recipes you can choose from to surprise your Mom.

#1. Home Made West African Crepe- African breakfast

Home Made West African Crepe -African breakfast
Home Made West African Crepe (Photo Credit: Immaculate Bites)

These tender pancakes are a cross between crepe and American pancakes – a little thicker than crepes but not as thick as American pancakes . They are comparable to South African or Swedish pancakes , we call them African pancakes because to be honest , there is no name for it , other than pancakes . Get Recipe Here

#2. African Breakfast -Nigerian Buns

African breakfast - Nigerian Buns
Nigerian Buns (Photo Credit: My Active Kitchen)

Nigerian Buns is the harder and less oily sibling to the Nigerian Puff Puff. Some of them are so hard that they are referred to as Rock Buns. Buns is another popular snack in Nigeria, it is made with few ingredients and very easy to make too. You can make this recipe vegan or vegetarian friendly with few smart swaps. Get Recipe Here

#3. African Breakfast Yummy Nigerian Buns

African Breakfast Yummy Nigerian Buns
Nigerian Buns (Photo Credit: My Active Kitchen)

Akara is still a Saturday morning staple for most Nigerian families. You can enjoy it with bread, garri or even pap or oatmeal. he sweet aroma of the bean batter against the hot oil, the melt in your mouth Akara ball folded into the cavity of a piece of Agege bread. Nawa! Get Recipe Here

#4. Tanzanian Mandazi (Buns)

Tanzanian Mandazi (Buns) (Photo Credit: Aliya Leekong)

These are very easy to make.  A little yeast leavens the dough, and I use a combination of all-purpose and rice flour to make them even lighter.  A touch of sweetness, lightly coconut-scented, and that signature cardamom flavor.  Heavenly…Enjoy! Get Recipe Here

#5. Shakshuka (North African–Style Poached Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce)

Shakshuka (North African–Style Poached Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce) (Photo Credit: Serious Eats)

Shakshuka (North African–Style Poached Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce) – Given its versatility, it’s easy to see why. It’s quick; it’s simple; it’s easy to scale up or down; it works for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or a midnight snack; and it’s so primal that it barely needs a recipe.  Shakshuka is almost built for riffing. Get Recipe Here

#6. Lefombos (Donuts, Bakery Fritters)

Lefombos (Donuts, Bakery Fritters) (Photo Credit: TCHOP-AFRIK’A Cuisine)

The lefombo in Cameroon is a very popular donut. it is sold by traders in schools, street corners, large intersections, and markets. It can be consumed coated with sugar accompanied by Pap or beans. Get Recipe Here

#7. Creamy Honey Uji

Creamy Honey Uji (Photo Credit: Kaluhi’s Kitchen)

Creamy Honey Uji is Kenyan yummy delicious porridge. A richer in flavor and has more nutritional value. Fill your tummy with some. Get Recipe Here

We hope you enjoyed these African breakfast ideas for Mother’s Day. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not make it extra special for the lady in your life? From simple eggs and toast to a more elaborate dish like chapati with chicken curry, there’s something here for everyone to enjoy. So what are you waiting for? Get cooking!


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