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West African Desserts

“West African” and “desserts” are two words you don’t commonly see together in the same sentence since desserts as part of a meal is popularly regarded as a mostly western concept introduced to the continent by colonization and the overabundance of sweet fruits meant we always had our sugar rush any time we wanted. But a deeper look reveals a variety of delectable ethnic sweets and traditional dessert recipes that not only satiate the sweet tooth but also come loaded with nutritional benefits! This collection features our favorite West African desserts showcasing some of the creamiest, sweetest and most accessible recipes for those looking for something a little different.