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Churros

Made from scratch churros that will bring you back to eating it at the fairs.

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Equipment List


  • 3 qt non-stick pot
  • Star tip, size 5 is best with a 7/16" diameter opening
  • Piping bag
  • Spatula, spreader or kitchen scissor for cutting the churros
  • Small bowl
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Shallow dish for cinnamon sugar mixture
  • Electric mixer
  • Paper towel
  • Tongs or spoon
  • Plate - q:2

Ingredients


  • Churro Dough
    • 1/2 c milk
    • 1/2 c water
    • 1/4 c unsalted butter
      - diced
    • 1 Tbsp sugar
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1 c flour
    • 1 egg
      - cracked in a small bowl
    • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon Sugar Mixture
    • 1 c sugar
    • 1/2 T ground cinnamon
  • 48 oz Canola oil
    - for frying

Preparation Instructions


  • Measure ingredients and prepare. Set aside.
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  • Prepare dough - combine milk, water, butter, sugar, and salt into pot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • In the same pot, add flour. Reduce heat to a medium-low and stir consistently. Should be a smooth consistency with some lumps.
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  • Using an electric mixer, place dough into the mixing bowl then run 2-3 minutes to dissipate heat. Once steaming stops, add in egg and vanilla extract, then blend till well combined.
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  • Prepare piping bag with a round star tip. Place dough into piping bag. See image for star tip sizing reference to a quarter.
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  • Note: You will be piping dough into 4" length and cutting it off the star tip with a spatula, spreader or a scissors.
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  • Prepare cinnamon sugar mixture - in a shallow dish combine sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • Prepare a plate with 3 layers of papertowel on it to dry churros.
  • Fill pot with 48 oz of oil. Place on stovetop.

Cooking Instructions


  • Preheat to 349°F
  • Add 4" piping of dough into the hot oil
  • Add another 4" piping of dough
  • Add another 4" piping of dough
  • Add another 4" piping of dough
  • Add another 4" piping of dough
  • Add another 4" piping of dough
  • Stir six churros
  • Remove churros from oil

Finishing Instructions


  • Place churros on prepared plate with papertowel to dry briefly.
  • Place warm churros into cinnamon sugar mixture and toss with a tong or spoon.
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  • Dust off extra sugar and place churros on a plate.
  • Repeat process with remaining dough.
  • Serve warm.