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Loukoumades (Honey Dough Balls)
Loukoumades (Honey Dough Balls)


(Serves 20 portions)

1 kg plain flour

20g dried yeast

250g mashed potato

2½ - 3 cups lukewarm water

Oil for frying


½ kg sugar

300ml water

A few drops of lemon juice

1 stick of cinnamon



Prepare the syrup by boiling all the syrup ingredients together. Leave to cool.

Mix the flour, yeast, and water to make a batter.

Allow batter to stand for a while until it rises.

Mix in the mashed potato and beat well.

Drop dessertspoons of the mixture into hot oil and fry until golden brown.

Drain and dip into cold syrup for a few seconds.

Using a slotted spoon, remove from the syrup and transfer to a bowl.

Eat when hot.