Quick Sweet Fritters
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Egg white||1 , stiffly beaten|
|Flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Oil/Shortening||2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Syrup||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Heat butter and water in a saucepan until butter melts and mixture comes to a boil.
Sift together flour, baking powder, and sugar.
Add dry ingredients all at once to the boiling butter water mixture and stir vigorously over low heat until mixture forms a ball in the center of the pan.
Remove from heat and cool for 5 minutes.
Then beat in eggs one egg at a time and beat after each addition until batter is smooth and glossy.
Fold in beaten egg white.
Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil (375 degrees) and fry until golden on all sides.
Drain on absorbent paper.
Pour syrup over the loukou mades and sprinkle with cinnamon, Syrup: In a saucepan combine 2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 cups water, a strip of lemon peel, and 1 stick cinnamon.
Bring to a boil and boil for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in 3/4 cup honey.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6304 Calories from Fat 5045
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 570 g877.6%
Saturated Fat 96.4 g481.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 945.4 mg315.1%
Sodium 881.7 mg36.7%
Total Carbohydrates 280 g93.3%
Dietary Fiber 6 g24.2%
Sugars 32.2 g
Protein 42 g84.9%
Vitamin A 100.6% Vitamin C 0.51%
Calcium 61.7% Iron 65.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet