• 144saves
  • 20min

About this recipe: Churros are the epitome of sweet street food treats. Make these and serve with melted chocolate for dipping, and you've got a cheap and delicious way to end a Spanish or Mexican feast.



Serves: 4 

  • 250ml water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 125g plain flour
  • 2 litres oil for frying
  • 100g caster sugar, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar, salt and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Bring to the boil and remove from heat. Stir in flour until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Heat oil for frying in deep-fryer or deep frying pan to 190 C. Pipe strips of dough into hot oil using a pastry bag. Fry until golden; drain on kitchen paper.
  3. Combine 100g sugar and cinnamon. Roll warm churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture.


We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density and the specific type of oil used.

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Reviews (2)


Easy to make and ready in minutes! Made for my niece and nephew and they absolutely loved them. Thank you - 24 Dec 2013


straight forward, a winner at all times. Perfect breakfast with the right chocolate dip sauce. - 17 May 2013

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