Dessert Recipes

Coconut guava icecream 5
The past few days in Boston have been sweltering hot. It makes you just want to stick your head in the freezer. I decided to do something about it. Last month was ice-cream month and I had already whipped this ice cream recipe up but due to technical difficulties I […]

Coconut Guava Ice cream

over ripe plantain toffee 1
This past week I challenged myself to try to blog everyday and I had a ton of recipes I had made, photographed and were just sitting on my memory card. It was time to do something about that, hence the extra activity you see on my blog. This post was […]

Plantain Toffee Balls

chocolate banana milkshake 9
A few days ago, I posted on the Afrolems Instagram page about Milo and how we want the crunch back. A lot of people seemed to agree with me. We hope Nestle hears our cry and gives us the crunch back. The crunch was however not relevant in this milkshake […]

Banana Milo Milkshake

jelly donuts 2
I have to put out a quick disclaimer to say this is not the type of donut that has jelly in it. It just has jelly on top of it. I did successfully get the jelly in the donuts with a pastry bag and toothpick. It just did not make […]

Mini Jelly Donuts

Cinnamon CHin chin 1
For the past month on my blog, I have noticed in a surge in the search of chin chin recipes. The focus has been on soft chin chin for some reason and luckily i had the recipe already uploaded. Now that i am in the middle of my #12daysofChristmas series, […]

Cinnamon Flavored Chin Chin

toasted coconut cake 4
I have been holding back on baking this cake because I did not have anyone to share it with. I had a sleepover at my friends place this weekend and it was the perfect time to bake so I could share It was pretty easy to make and you do […]

Coconut Cake

churrros recipe-afrolems 5
Who loves pastry?!?!! I know i do, I’m always craving anything that is baked or fried. So one day I decided to do my research and make myself some Churros. Fairly simple recipe and absolutely delicious. They are so soft and if you have any Nutella laying around they would […]


coconut nest and m and m 1
Growing up, my mum and aunty were very funky in the way handled holidays. Although in other houses, people worried about not eating meat on Good Friday, my mum and aunty hid easter chocolate eggs around the house for us to find. It turned a somewhat sad day to a […]

Coconut Nests with M&M’s

Nigerian soft chin chin 14
Did you know that our favourite West African snack is present in other cultures in the world? They may do it slightly differently but nonetheless the core of the recipe is the same as ours. Chin chin is also known as Merveilles means wonder in french. I do not blame […]

Soft Chin Chin Recipe