Loukoumades

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Loukoumades are a traditional Greek fried dough treat that is perfect for any occasion. This recipe is easy to make and can be ready in less than an hour. The dough is made with a combination of flour, yeast, sugar, and warm water, creating a fluffy and delicious texture. The dough is then deep-fried until golden brown and puffed up, and then they are drizzled with honey and sprinkled with cinnamon and sesame seeds. These Loukoumades are great on their own, but they can also be topped with chocolate sauce, fruit, or a sprinkle of powdered sugar. They are perfect for a lazy weekend breakfast or brunch, and also for special occasions and holidays such as Christmas and Easter. Loukoumades are a traditional and comforting treat and they are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults. Enjoy!

Loukoumades

Loukoumades

Chef Sammy
Loukoumades is probably the most popular Greek dessert. They are little balls of dough that are fried and then dipped in honey syrup and topped with crushed walnuts. I remember walking to Kifissia square and watching the dessert shop make Loukoumades in the window and thinking to myself that they had the "coolest" job in the world 🙂
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican

Ingredients
  

  • 2 packets Yeast small
  • 1 cup Water warm
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Butter softened
  • 3 Eggs
  • 4 cups Flour
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Put the yeast in a bowl with the warm water for 5 minutes till it’s frothy.
  • In another bowl mix warm milk, sugar and salt.
  • Pour in the yeast mixture.
  • Beat in the eggs, butter & flour until smooth.
  • Cover and let it rise for about an hour.
  • Fry by the tablespoon full

For the syrup:

  • Heat honey and water boil till sticky add a splash of lemon.
  • When the dough is fried French in syrup and sprinkle with cinnamon and crushed walnuts.
    Loukoumades
Keyword French Flavour

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