20 min

    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.

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    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.

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


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


    such an easy and delicious recipe that even my 4 year old knows how to make it ....Superb !!!!!  -  09 Feb 2015