Loukoumades Greek Honey BallsFrom lor 9 years ago
- 1/4 ounce (1 packet) dry yeast shopping list
- 1 cup warm water shopping list
- I-2/3 cups all-purpose flour, sifted shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon salt shopping list
- FOR THE SYRUP: shopping list
- 8-10 Tablespoons honey shopping list
- *I usually use 3/4 cup of a good clover or buckwheat honey and 1/3 cup water shopping list
- 4 Tablespoons water shopping list
- Canola or peanut oil for deep frying shopping list
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon shopping list
How to make it
- TO MAKE THE BATTER:
- Dissolve the yeast in 1/2 cup of the warm water for 15 minutes or until it becomes frothy.
- Place the flour and salt in a bowl.
- Make a well in the center and add the yeast solution and remaining 1/2 cup warm water.
- Mix well to make a thick batter.
- Cover with a kitchen towel and leave for 1 hour in a warm place or until the batter has doubled in size.
- TO MAKE THE SYRUP:
- Place the honey and water in a saucepan and simmer, stirring, for 10 minutes.
- Set aside to cool.
- TO MAKE THE HONEY BALLS:
- Heat the oil in a large saucepan suitable for deep frying.
- Drop heaping tablespoons of the batter into the hot oil, turning them as they puff up.Fry for about 3 minutes or until they are golden brown.
- Drain on paper towels and keep warm until all the batter is used,
- To serve, place on a large platter or individual plates.
- Spoon the syrup over and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and cinnamon,
- Makes about 26
- Source: Modern Greek by Andy Harris
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Most cuisines of the world have a slighlty different version of these -- and I love them all !! :)
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