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A Homemade Churro Being Dipped Into a Dish of Chocolate Sauce
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Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Lengths of tasty choux pastry are fried until crisp, rolled in cinnamon sugar and served with a luxurious chocolate sauce. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Spanish
Keyword: chocolate churros, chocolate dipping sauce, homemade churros
Servings: 20
Calories: 148kcal

Equipment

  • Stove

Ingredients

For the Churros

For the Cinnamon Sugar Coating

For the Chocolate Dipping Sauce

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • To the flour mixture, add the oil and water and mix until just combined. The dough will be thick and sticky.
  • Transfer the dough to a piping bag fitted with a 1/3-inch star tip nozzle.
  • Place a heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat and add 2-inches of oil.
  • Allow oil to heat up to 340°F.
  • Pipe in 6-inch lengths of dough into the oil, snipping off with a scissor. Only cook 3 to 4 per batch.
  • Cook each churro for 2 to 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Roll occasionally during cooking.
  • Place the cooked churros on a paper-lined plate to drain off any excess oil.
  • To make the coating, combine the sugar and cinnamon in a shallow plate. Roll each churro in the cinnamon-sugar until completely coated.
  • Make the chocolate sauce by melting the chocolate and cream together using a double boiler.
    You can also microwave the chocolate and heavy cream in 30-second bursts. Make sure to use a microwave-safe bowl.
    Stir the sauce after each burst, and continue to microwave until melted and smooth.
  • Once completely melted and smooth, stir in the vanilla extract and serve with the churros!

Notes

  • Makes 12 to 20 churros.
  • Vegetable oil used for frying is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutrition

Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg