Honey Puffs, Greek: Loukoumades

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by kiwidutch

Recipe submitted for Zaar World Tour 2006. This recipe is a little different to the one already on Zaar,... Loukoumades are the Greek version of donuts, with honey and cinnamon sauce... Am I making you hungry yet??

Top Review by anme7039

I never tried loukoumades before so I have no clue what I was to expect as well. But I really enjoyed this recipe! I used quick rise yeast since I despise waiting for bread to rise!I didnt pour the syrup over them because I did not want them to get soggy like mentioned above. I just dipped the tops into the syrup when it was time to serve. Very good recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve the yeast in a little lukewarm water, mix flour and salt in a bowl and slowly add yeast mixture being sure to mix well.
  2. Slowly add more warm water until you have a medium paste. Cover the bowel with a clean cloth and stand in warm water for about 1 hour. The batter should have doubled in size and formed "bubbles".
  3. Heat oll and add teaspoonfuls of the batter to the oil, cook until they turn golden brown.
  4. Remove from the oil and drain on kitchen paper while making the syrup.
  5. Syrup: boil the honey, sugar, water and cinamom for 10 minutes. Pour the syrup over the honey puffs/ loukoumades and garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon powder. Serve hot.

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