Honey puffs

Honey puffs

Αccent: 
Loukoumades
Title in Greek: 
Λουκουμάδες
Recipes Categories: 
Honey puffs
Preparation Time: 
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Serves: 
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Ingredients: 

Half kilo (1 lb 2 oz) flour
2 teaspoons yeast
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Oil for frying
Syrup
2 teacups honey
1 teacup sugar
Stick of cinnamon 
2 teacups water
 

Cooking Time: 
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Cooking Directions: 

- Dissolve the yeast in lukewarm water. Put the flour and the salt in a bowl and gradually add the dissolved yeast mixing by hand. 
- Next, gradually add some lukewarm water until you have a paste that is neither too fluid nor too thick. 
- Cover the bowl with a towel and let it stand in warm water for about an hour. When the batter doubles in size and forms «bubbles», heat plenty of oil in a pot, until it is scalding hot. 
- Drop teaspoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil. Allow the honey puffs to turn golden brown. 
- Remove the honey puffs from the oil with a slotted spoon and place them on¬to a platter. 
- In the meantime, prepare the syrup as follows:
- In a pot, boil the honey, the sugar, the water and the cinnamon stick for 10 minutes. 
- Pour the syrup over the honey puffs and sprinkle with cinnamon.
- Serve hot. 
 

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