Honey Puffs, Greek: Loukoumades Recipe

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Honey Puffs, Greek: Loukoumades
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  • 500 g flour (1 lb 1oz)
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • warm water , for disolving yeast etc
  • 2 cups honey
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cups water


  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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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 228.15 Kcal (955 kJ)
Calories from fat 29.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.26g 5%
Sodium 488.52mg 20%
Potassium 62.49mg 1%
Total Carbs 49.88g 17%
Sugars 33.7g 135%
Dietary Fiber 1.93g 8%
Protein 2.15g 4%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 54.3mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 254.18 Kcal (1064 kJ)
Calories from fat 32.67 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.63g 5%
Sodium 544.25mg 20%
Potassium 69.62mg 1%
Total Carbs 55.57g 17%
Sugars 37.54g 135%
Dietary Fiber 2.15g 8%
Protein 2.4g 4%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 60.5mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.4
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

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