Diples (Greek Christmas Dessert)

Ingredients

2 cups honey
1 cup water
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 3/4 cups flour
cups vegetable oil, divided

Preparation

1
Boil first 3 ingredients for 10 to 15 minutes.
2
Keep on low burner until ready to use. Combine eggs and vanilla. Add flour slowly, kneading lightly. Add 1/3 cup oil and mix well.
3
Separate dough into five sections. Keep unused portion covered to keep from drying. Roll out each section like rolling a pie, thin.
4
With pastry wheel, or paring knife, cut into strips 2 inches wide and the length of pastry. Roll on a fork to form circle*.
5
Heat oil in fryer. Drop into hot oil. Remove when dough is light brown and puffed. Drain on paper towels. Dip in reserved hot syrup; sprinkle with cinnamon and nuts.
6
The dough strips are sometimes formed into circles with 2 forks after they are put in the hot oil.

 



About

Diples (Dipples) is a deep fried Greek pastry which is a cross between a doughnut and a funnel cake.

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 02 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes

Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 2:17am

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