Vegan Sourdough Loukoumades

Written by Liz

I’m Liz, I share recipes and easy substitutes to make plant-based living simple!

August 25, 2021



Sourdough Loukoumades

These greek donuts are fit for the gods! They are made using sourdough starter and have a slightly chewy texture. Serve immediately with light agave syrup, walnuts and cinnamon. If you're feeling like extra indulgence - add ice cream or chocolate sauce.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Greek, Vegan
Keyword easy vegan, french vegan, vegan dessert, vegan sweets, vegan treats
Prep Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Cost $6


  • 250 g bakers flour
  • 200 g water
  • 50 g sourdough starter
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

To Serve

  • walnuts roughly chopped
  • cinnamon
  • light agave syrup


  • Combine flour and water and knead lightly for 2 mins. Rest dough for 30 mins, covered.
  • Add sourdough starter to dough, knead lightly for 2 mins. Rest for 30 mins, covered.
  •  Add sugar and salt to dough. Dimple with fingers then knead for 2 mins. Rest for 90 mins, covered.
  • In a fryer, or deep heavy based pot/dutch oven, heat about 1L of vegetable oil, or 2 inches deep, to 170C.