Churros Recipe


Churros may be more familiar to you as a dessert that you see at a state fair or at
a mall stand, but in Spain and Portugal, children and adults alike enjoy churros
for breakfast! Usually, churros come with a chocolate dip – but as a breakfast, it
is usually enjoyed with a drink. Champurrado or hot chocolate for kids, and café
con leche for adults.
Churros are a sweet way to start your day!
Serves: 3
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 cup boiling water
Oil for frying
¼ cup caster sugar
1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
½ cup quality dark chocolate
½ cup heavy cream
1. In a small bowl, toss the caster sugar and cinnamon powder until evenly
combined. Set aside.
2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and
salt. Make a well and add in the oil and water. Mix until you have a thick
batter. Transfer to a piping bag with a star tip nozzle and chill in the
3. Heat your oil to 340F. Pipe 6” lengths of dough. Snip to loosen from the
piping bag. Deep fry for 2-3 minutes or until the churros are a golden
brown color. Remove from oil and blot the excess oil with paper towels.
Do this with the remaining batter.
4. In a microwave-proof bowl, microwave the chocolate and cream in 30
second intervals, stirring in between until melted.

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