Churros

Churros

Recipe from: 17 October 2011
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min
 
With chocolate dipping sauce.
 
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 1
    cup
    water
  • 1/2
    cup
    butter (I used salted butter, if you use unsalted add a pinch of salt to the batter)
  • 2
    Tbs
    sugar
  • 1
    cup
    flour
  • 3
    eggs
  • Oil for frying
  • Cinnamon sugar:
  • 2
    cup
    sugar
  • 2
    Tbs
    ground cinnamon
  • Chocolate sauce:
  • 100
    g
    dark chocolate
  • 50
    ml
    cream
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Start by making the chocolate sauce and the cinnamon sugar.
Melt the chocolate and cream together and set aside.
Mix together the cinnamon and sugar and set aside.
In a saucepan, combine the water, butter, sugar and salt.

Allow the butter to melt and stir everything together.
Sift in the flour and stir until a ball starts to form.
Transfer the mixture to your stand-alone mixer or to a separate bowl if you are using a hand-held blender.

Allow the mixture to cool for 5 minutes.
Place enough oil into a pot to fry the churros and allow to heat.
Start beating the dough and add the eggs one at a time. Beat well after each addition.

The mixture will become slightly sticky and more like a batter, but still thick and glossy.
Place the batter into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle.
When the oil is hot, pipe long shapes into the oil and allow to fry until golden brown, flip them over and fry on the other side.

Continue until all the batter has been used.
Coat the churros in the cinnamon sugar.
Serve warm with chocolate sauce.

Reprinted with permission of Simply Delicious. To visit Simply Delicious' blog, click here.

 

 

NEXT ON FOOD24X

One-pot lamb with orzo pasta

2014-07-21 16:11
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Tomato salad
Marinate fresh tomato slices and red onion rings in an Italian salad dressing and serve as a refreshing alternative to tossed green salad or fruit salad.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
/Food

Instagram: #Instafood24

 
 
 

Restaurants

 
Foliage in Franschhoek

Top chef, Chris Erasmus serves sustainable local comfort food in the winelands.

 

Find a restaurant

 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Telecommuncations Engineer

Cape Town
People Source (Pty) Ltd

Konsultante

East Rand
New East Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd
R5 000 - R35 000 Per Month

Afrikaans telesales agents needed

Johannesburg
New East Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd
R10 000 - R15 000 Per Month

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Mellerware Vision Glass Cordless Kettle now R375

This neatly shaped glass kettle is presented with a beautiful blue light and stainless steel trimmings and offers attractive design and functionality to your kitchen area. Now R375. Buy now!

Russell Hobbs 1.5L Coffee Maker now R319

Designed with all the qualities needed to produce a cup of full-bodied coffee with rich aroma and flavour. Now R319. Buy now!

Philips Pure Essentials Collection Steamer for R767

Easily prepare flavoursome and fresh healthy meals with this multi-tiered food steamer! Now R767. Buy now!

Mellerware Biltong King Food Dehydrator now R299

The Mellerware's Biltong Maker is exactly what you need to produce fresh and tasty dried fruit and biltong. Now R299! Buy now!

40% off appliances & homeware

Get mind blowing deals on top selling appliances and homeware. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.