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Homemade Party Churros

It is possible to learn How to Make Churros at home with this easy recipe! It yields the perfect amount to create a Churro dessert bar at parties!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 60
Calories 65kcal

Ingredients

Churro Topping

  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Ground Cinnamon

Churros

  • 3 cups Water
  • 3/4 cup Butter *2.5 sticks cut in cubes
  • 3 tbsp Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 tsp Himalayan Salt *you can also use sea salt
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1.5 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Vegetable Oil for frying *approximate amount, measure 2 inches in your frying pan.

Instructions

  • Step 1: Combine cinnamon and sugar in a large deep container. I usually use an aluminum pan.
  • Step 2: Bring butter water and salt to a boil in a large saucepan. I used a dutch oven.
  • Step 3: Reduce heat to medium and add flour all at once to wet mixture. Stir frequently and evenly (with a wooden spoon or silicone spatula) to ensure mixture is incorporated. The mixture will pull away from the sides and form a dough and you will know it’s time to remove it from the heat.
  • Step 4: Transfer mixture to a Kitchenaid stand mixer bowl (or a large bowl if you will be using a hand mixer.
  • Step 5: Add eggs and vanilla to bowl and mix with paddle attachment until mixture forms a dough and the bowl feels cool and no longer hot.
  • Step 6: Transfer dough to a disposable piping bag fitted with a Wilton #1M Open Star Tip. Meanwhile, heat 2 inches of vegetable oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat.
  • Step 7: Pipe a six inch length of dough into the hot oil to check that is ready. Cook for 2 minutes per side until a beautiful light golden brown. If your test churro cooks to quickly or not quickly enough adjust the heat accordingly. Continue to fry churros about 6 at a time, do not overcrowd the pan or the churros will not cook evenly!
  • Step 8: Transfer cooked churros to a plate lined with paper towel.
  • Step 9: Toss churros in cinnamon sugar mixture with tongs and transfer to a large platter or rimmed cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 83IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg