Fried Doughnuts Recipe - Greek Loukoumades

Fried Doughnuts Recipe – Greek Loukoumades


Fried Doughnuts Recipe

You can never have enough doughnuts recipe, especially fried doughnuts , my favorite kind. And, yes I am very well aware it’s not the healthiest food , but as a treat once in awhile we can go for it and forget about it, until the next time.

I already posted a few different recipes for this fried goodness : vegan doughnuts recipe, Krispy Kreme doughnuts recipe… not sure if you’ve tried those, but I can guarantee these delicious Greek doughnuts or as they call them Loukoumades, will become your favorites. And , what are Loukoumades ? It is light, airy and fluffy fried goodness topped with honey and sprinkled with cinnamon when serving.

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Fried Doughnuts Recipe - Greek Loukoumades

Hope you guys try my doughnut recipe and like it !

Happy frying:)

Fried Doughnuts Recipe - Greek Loukoumades

Ingredients 

1 cup warm milk, I used 2%

½ cup warm water

⅓ cup honey

2 ½ tsp instant dry yeast, if using active dry yeast, be sure to activate by adding it to your liquids

¼ tsp allspice ( optional)

3 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp salt

You will also need about 2 cups of grape seed oil for frying

Cinnamon and honey for topping the doughnuts

Fried Doughnuts Recipe - Greek Loukoumades

Directions 

In a bowl combine your dry ingredients: flour, yeast, allspice and yeast, mix set aside

In a mixing bowl combine : water, milk, honey, stir to incorporate

Start adding your dry ingredients in a few batches, stop and scrape a few times

Mix about 5-7 minutes

Place the dough in a warm place to rise, and almost double in size,may take 45-60 minutes




Fried Doughnuts Recipe - Greek Loukoumades

Preheat the oil to 375°F

Use an ice cream scoop or 2 spoons to form small balls and drop into hot oil

For easier release, dip the spoon in oil

Fry 1 ½ -2 minutes on each side or until nice golden color

Place the fried doughnuts on paper towel to release the excess oil

Serve hot, drizzled with honey and cinnamon

Enjoy!

Fried Doughnuts Recipe - Greek Loukoumades

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