YoYos (A Tunisian Sweet Treat for ZWT-9)

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 24

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Place eggs, oil, orange juice, 1 tbsp of coconut & sugar in a blender or food proc & process until smooth.
  • Transfer the mixture to a lrg mixing bowl. Then sift in flour & baking soda. Knead to a soft dough (adding a sml amt of water if needed). Cover bowl & set aside to rest for 1 hour.
  • Just before you are ready to cook the doughnuts, make the syrup by placing the sugar, water & lemon juice in a saucepan. Bring to a boil (while stirring) & cook until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Reduce heat. Stir in the honey plus the remaining 1 tbsp of the coconut & simmer for 10 minutes. Keep warm.
  • Heat a deep fat fryer to 350F (180C).
  • Form the dough into balls about the size of a lrg walnut. Then flatten them slightly & punch a hole thru the center using your finger (which has been dipped in flour).
  • Deep fry a few doughnuts at a time for about 4 min until golden brown on all sides. Drain on paper towels.
  • Dip ea doughnut into the warm lemon-honey syrup & serve immediately.
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