Tulumba En

Fried pastry with syrup (Tulumba tatlisi)
Ingredients:
Pastry

• 2 tablespoons melted margarine
• 1 glass flour
• 3 tablespoons water
• 4 eggs
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 1/4 glasses olive oil
Syrup:

• 2 glasses sugar
• 1 3/4 glasses water
• 1 teaspoon lemon juice
SYRUP: Put the sugar, water and lemon juice into a saucepan, and after melting the sugar by stirring, allow it to boil until moderately thick. Set aside to cool.
PASTRY: Heat the margarine in a saucepan, add the water and salt and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and add the flour at once. Stir the mixture constantly with a wooden spool and continue until mixture leaves the sides of the pan and forms a ball. This should take 6 minutes, then remove pan from heat and set aside to cool. When cool, add the eggs and knead for approximately 10 minutes, using a pastry bag with a large nozzle, put 7-8 pastries in a pan containing the heated olive oil. Start frying the pastry over low heat, increase heat when pastry puffs up a bit and fry until golden. Remove fried pastry with a perforated spoon, draining away the oil, the put into the syrup. Strain off the syrup, place tulumba on serving plate and serve cool.

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