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Mexican Churros

Crunchy and easy to make! A little time consuming but they are so worth it. There is nothing better than making churros at home!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 Churros
Calories 165kcal
Author Ana Frias

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • Cinnamon
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Instructions

  • In a plate mix the sugar and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In a medium sauce pan, add the water, salt and the butter and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the flour and stir with a wooden spoon. Reduce the heat to low and continue stirring the mixture until it forms a ball, about 1 minute. Remove the pan from the heat and let the dough cool down a bit.
  • Add the eggs gradually into the dough and mix with the wooden spoon until combined well.
  • In a large pot, add about 2 inches of oil and heat over medium-high heat until the oil reaches 360 degrees F.
  • Meanwhile, spoon the churro dough into a pastry bag fitted with a large tip (I used 1M). Pipe churros batter straight into the hot oil. Use your fingers or a knife to break off the batter when it is the required length. Once the churros are browned (about 2 minutes) lift out and put onto a plate covered with some paper towel to drain.
  • As soon as your churros come out of the hot oil sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar mix.

Nutrition

Serving: 1churro | Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g