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Greek Doughnuts

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Would you like to try a highly appreciated greek doughnuts recipe? It is a great dessert. If there is one greek dish that is unanimously regarded as the best in flavor, it is this greek doughnuts. Make this greek doughnuts popular amongst your friends and let them know how good it tastes.
Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Warm milk 250 Milliliter (Warm Milk 110°F, 43°C)
  Active dry yeast 2 Tablespoon (Packages)
  All purpose flour 450 Gram (4 Cups)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Warm water 375 Milliliter (1 2/3 Cups 110°F, 43°C)
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Sugar 225 Gram (1 Cup)
  Honey 100 Gram (1/3 Cup)
  Water 150 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped pistachio nuts 25 Gram (1/4 Cup)
Directions

To make yeast dough, stir 1 teaspoon sugar into warm milk and sprinkle with yeast.
Let stand 5 minutes or until the surface is frothy.
Stir gently to moisten any dry particles remaining on top.
Sift flour, remaining sugar and salt into a large bowl.
Beat egg, warm water and lemon peel in a medium bowl.
Stir in yeast mixture.
Pour into flour mixture; beat to an elastic batter.
Cover and let rise in a warm place 20 minutes.
Beat thoroughly.
In a deep frying pan, heat oil to 375°F (190°C).
Using a wet tablespoon, take small spoonfuls of yeast batter and carefully drop into hot oil, 3 or 4 at a time.
Dip spoon in cold water before taking each spoonful.
Fry doughnuts about 4 minutes, turning once.
Drain on paper towels and keep warm while cooking remaining doughnuts.
To make syrup, put sugar, honey, water and lemon juice into a medium saucepan.
Stir constantly over low heat until sugar has dissolved.
Increase heat and boil 5 minutes, until syrup is quite thick.
Pour over warm doughnuts; sprinkle with pistachios.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Fried
Interest: 
Everyday

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