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Loukoumades (loo-koo-MAH-thes)

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Loukoumades, a Greek pastry, is their version of a doughnut.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 1 cup lukewarm water (for yeast)
  • 5-12/ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • warm water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup water
  • cinnamon
  • oil for frying


Dissolve yeast in water and let set for 10 to 15 minutes. Sift flour and salt together. Make a hole in flour and pour in yeast mixture. Mix gently while continuously adding warm water until a soft, sticky dough is formed. Cover dough with clean, damp dishtowel. Let dough double in size.

Bring sugar, honey and water to a boil. Boil for 6 minutes. Remove from high heat, but keep warm.

Heat oil in deep fryer. Use a tablespoon to drop batter into hot oil. When batter floats and is golden and puffy, remove to drain on paper towel.

Pour syrup over hot doughnuts and sprinkle with cinnamon.

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 5 out of 5
THanks, Member Bunnyj905

did this for a school project in greek mythology had to dress up as my own goddesses and make a greek dish worked nice but didnt turn out round

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