Churros

Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
30 min

Yield:
15 churros
Level:
Intermediate

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Ingredients
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 egg yolks
  • Oil for frying
  • 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar
Directions

Bring the water and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Sift the flour and baking powder together over a bowl. Add the flour mixture to the boiling water all at once. Stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture forms a ball and the sides of the pot are coated with a film.

Remove from the heat and let the batter cool for a couple of minutes. Transfer the batter to a bowl and using an electric mixer, beat in the egg yolks one at a time. Beat until very smooth.

Heat about 3 inches of oil in a saucepan to 350 degrees F. Put the batter in a pastry bag with a star tip. Pipe the batter into the hot oil. Fry until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel-lined pan.

Mix the cinnamon and sugar together in a small bow. Sprinkle the churros generously with the cinnamon sugar. Serve warm.

This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.

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