Şekerci Cafer Erol


Ottoman Tulumba Sweet

  • 500 gr. sugar
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

  • Dough:
  • 1/2 kg. flour
  • 350 gr. water
  • 50 g. oil
  • 12 eggs

To prepare the syrup, place sugar and water in a pot. Bring to a boil and stir in lemon juice. Boil for about 5 minutes more and let it cool down. To prepare the dough, add oil and salt to the boiling water. Stir in the flour and keep stirring continuously to form thick dough. Transfer the dough in to a workbench. Knead with a rolling pin. Add 12 eggs and knead until forming a lump of sticky and creamy dough. Fill the dough into a pastry bag. Fry the dough pieces in a frying pan. Place the fried tulumba into the cooled syrup and serve.