Super easy to make Fried Churros, with a chocolate and caramel dipping sauce. Perfect for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta, or when you just want a delicious treat.
These are the perfect ending to a Mexican fiesta! Start with Frozen Margaritas, then Tacos Al Pastor with a Guacamole Bar and end with these churros.
An easy churro recipe that takes a classic Spanish treat and elevates it to perfection and ease. This fried pastry dough is rolled in cinnamon and sugar and paired with a simple chocolate and caramel dipping sauce for an easy and delicious treat.
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I am not sure if this is an authentic Spanish churro recipe, but I can say with assuring that you get a crispy delicious exterior, soft interior, and the cinnamon and sugar exterior you want. These easy churros offer the texture and taste you want, and come with a bonus of recipes for both a chocolate dipping sauce and a caramel dipping sauce.
Once you have decided to make this easy churro recipe, get excited because that means a rich and decadent hot fudge chocolate sauce and super easy caramel sauce are heading your way. These churros are fantastic on their own. And don’t HAVE to be dipped. But I mean…chocolate. Or Caramel.
Hungry yet? Well then get to it. It probably took longer to read this post than it will take to make churros.
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Churros Easy and Delicious
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 large eggs
- 1/2 – 1 cup water
- Oil for frying
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 Tbs brown sugar
- 1/8 cup cinnamon
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup heavy cream or milk
- 1/2 Tbs vanilla extract
- a pinch of salt
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- Start by making your caramel sauce and chocolate sauce
- Stir sugar and water in a saucepan over low heat, until sugar dissolves.
- Once sugar has dissolved, bring to a boil
- Boil for 5 minutes until it turns a deep golden brown color.
- Remove from heat, and stir in cream.
- Set aside and let cool and thicken for at least 15 minutes.
- Stir brown sugar and cocoa powder together in a small bowl.
- In a small sauce pan, over medium-high heat, add unsalted butter and heavy whipping cream together, and bring to a soft boil.
- Let boil for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in brown sugar and cocoa powder mixture and whisk until smooth.
- Remove from heat, add vanilla and salt.
- Whisk, and let sit a minute to thicken.
- Mix sugar dusting ingredients together in a bowl, and set aside.
- Heat the butter in a saucepan over medium heat until boiling.
- Whisk baking soda and all-purpose flour together.
- Stir flour into the melted butter, then slowly add the water until you have a thick dough. You may not need all the water, add a little at a time until you have a soft ball. Remove from heat
- Transfer to a bowl and add your 3 eggs and mix until combined.
- Heat your oil at medium high to 375 degrees F.
- Transfer batter into a piping bag with a star tip.
- Pipe into the oil about a 6 inch long piece of dough. Use a knife to scrape the batter from the bag tip each time.
- Fry for about 1 minute on each side or until golden brown and crispy. Take them out one at a time and roll in the sugar mixture.
- Dip into dipping sauces and enjoy
Our recipe card software calculates these nutrition facts based on averages for the above ingredients, different brands, and quality of produce/meats may have different nutritional information, always calculate your own based on the specific products you use in order to achieve accurate macros for this recipe.
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