Loucoumades (Greek Dessert)
|Dried yeast||1 Teaspoon|
|Plain flour||8 Ounce|
|Warm water||1⁄2 Pint|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
Dissolve the yeast in a basin with a little of the warm water.
Add 2 tblspns, of the flour.
Mix well and leave in a warm place for 30 minutes.
Add the remainder of the flour, salt and enough warm water to make a thick batter.
Cover and let stand in a warm place for about 2 hours.
Fry small spoonsful of the batter in deep oil.
When golden all over, drain on greaseproof paper.
Sprinkle with cinnamon and pour over the warm syrup.
To make the syrup: Melt all ingredients in a saucepan, but do not boil.