Free Recipe Loukoumathes

Recipe Type: G Recipes

Recipe Preparation: cook

Cooking Ingredients for Loukoumathes Recipe

30 g Compressed yeast; -=OR=-
1 pk -Active dry yeast
1 c Milk; lukewarm
1 tb Caster sugar
1 Egg; beaten
1/4 c Butter; melted
2 c Plain flour
1/2 ts Salt
Honey; warm
Ground cinnamon

Loukoumathes Preparation

Dissolve yeast in 2 tablespoons of the lukewarm milk. Add remaining milk, sugar, egg and lukewarm melted butter. Sift flour and salt into a warm bowl and gradually stir in mixed liquids. Beat until smooth and continue beating for 1 minute. Cover with folded cloth and leave in a warm place for 1-1/2 hours until batter doubles in bulk with bubbles on the surface. Stir well then drop teaspoonfuls into deep, hot oil (190oC or 375oF) ~ do 4 to 5 at a time. Turn puffs to brown evenly and remove with a slotted spoon (each puff takes about a minute to cook.) Drain on absorbent paper and pile on to a plate. Drizzle each layer with warm honey and sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve hot. Source: The Greek Cookbook – by Tess Mallos (ISBN: 1 86302 015 2) Typed for you by Karen Mintzias

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Recipe Serves: 50

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