In a large mixing bowl, mix the flour, salt, milk, eggs,
baking powder, sugar and vanilla. Stir in the yeast and water.
Your mixture should be a smooth 'cake-batter' like consistency
so add more water if needed. Cover the bowl with a clean cloth
and set it aside to rise - about 4 hours.
Heat two inches of oil in a deep skillet or pot. Using a
tablespoon, drop the mixture into the oil. Roll them around
gently so they fry to a golden brown on all sides. Using a
slotted spoon, remove the fried balls to paper towels to
To serve the Loukoumades, arrange the fried balls on a
platter or individual serving dishes. Sprinkle them with
cinnamon and pour a generous amount of honey over them. If you
like, you can top it off with a sprinkling of chopped walnuts.
Susie's Note: I have found that
Loukoumades are tastier the second day as they have been
soaking up the honey and cinnamon. Delicious!
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