Loukoumathes: Honey Puffs

Recipe by Charlotte J
READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 30 pieces




  • Sift the flour with the baking powder into a bowl.
  • Add sugar, oil (or butter or margarine), milk, and the egg, and mix with a wooden spoon until smooth.
  • Heat 1-2 inches of oil in a saucepan or deep frying pan to just below the smoke point (medium to medium-high on most stoves).
  • When the oil is hot, drop the batter by the small teaspoonful into the oil and fry until golden on all sides.
  • Drain on paper toweling.
  • Get enough dough on your spoon to equal the size of a unshelled almond.
  • Keep a small bowl of cold water next to the workspace and dip finger before pushing batter into the oil (to keep batter from sticking).
  • Place on serving platter and drizzle with honey.
  • Dust with walnuts and cinnamon, and serve.