Hungarian Fried Bread (Langos)

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour
  • 6 servings
Hungarian Fried Bread (Langos)

Langos is a type of fried dough, similar to donuts. The difference is that you’ll find the rest of the ingredients on top instead of finding them inside the donut. You may not have the chance to travel to Budapest too soon, so it’s a great idea to try them at home now. Top them with heavy cream, cheese, or your favorite jam.

Ingredients Needed for Hungarian Fried Bread (Langos)

1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon dry yeast
½ cup hot water
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups of flour
vegetable oil for frying
sour cream (optional)
feta cheese (optional)
jam (optional)

How to Cook Hungarian Fried Bread (Langos)

  1. Add the sugar and yeast in a bowl and cover them with hot water.
  2. Mix well and cover the bowl with a towel. Let it activate for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the mixture into your food processor along with the salt and flour.
  4. Mix until you obtain a smooth, sticky dough. Let it rise for 30 minutes.
  5. Shape the dough into 3 inches (7.5 cm) diameter flat rounds.
  6. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep skillet over high heat.
  7. Fry the dough rounds until golden and crispy.
  8. For the toppings, you can use sour cream, shredded cheese, or jam.

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