Loukomades or Loukoumathes, its a kind of deepfried dough pastry made with a dough prepared with all purpose flour, egg and generous amount of baking powder, later this fried puffs are soaked in a sugar syrup or drizzled with honey and cinnamon which sometimes served, sprinkled with sesame seeds or almond flakes...In Greece, this loukoumades are commonly spiced with clove and cinnamon in a honey syrp and then sprinkled lightly with powdered sugar, this honey puffs are usually made during the New year's eve to celebrate the name day of St Barbara also the Greek Jewish community prepare this small deep fried honeyed puffs at Hanukkah..Easy puffs to enjoy for evening snacks and the honey syrup served along with the puffs turn out this puffs more tastier than the sugar syrup..Needless to say we really enjoyed exploring this Greek cuisine,we loved it...Sending this honey puffs to AWED-Greek guest hosted by CL,event by DK...
2cups All purpose flour
3tsps Baking powder
Honey for drizzling
Few pinches of Cinnamon powder
Stiff the flour with baking powder in a bowl, add the sugar,oil, milk, egg and mix everything as smooth batter with a wooden spoon..Heat the oil for deep frying ,when the oil is hot, drop the batter by a small teaspoon and fry until golden...keep a small bowl of water aside to dip ur finger before pushing the batter into the oil,its avoids the batter from sticking.. Drain the fried puffs in paper towel...
While serving drizzle the puffs with honey, springle few almond flakes and pinch of cinnamon..serve immediately..Enjoy warm...