Homemade Churros Recipe
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Spanish
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Serves: 6 servings
This delicious and authentic Spanish churros recipe is easy to make and only includes four ingredients! You have to try it!
  • 1 cup + 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup flour (Sensi used pastry flour but all other recipes I've seen use all-purpose)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon (not typical in Spanish churros but Sensi used it and it was delicious!)
  • Olive oil for frying (you can substitute vegetable oil if you must, but everyone in Andalusia fries with olive oil)
  1. Sift the flour and stir in the baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  2. Bring the water to a boil, then take off of the heat and whisk in the dry ingredients.
  3. Stir for two-three minutes until the dough is consistent and lump free (you could also beat the mixture with an electric mixer for one minute on a medium speed)
  4. Let the dough rest and cool for about 5 minutes
  5. Fill a churrera (churro maker) or a pastry sleeve with a star tip with the churro dough
  6. Heat the oil to a medium heat and when it's hot enough pipe the dough in a circular motion.
  7. Separate the spirals so that they don't stick and flip the spiral if necessary
  8. When they are golden on the outside take out and let rest on paper towels
  9. Repeat the process until all the churros have been made
  10. Cut the spirals into sticks of churros and serve with hot chocolate or sprinkle with sugar
Recipe by An Insider's Spain Travel Blog & Spain Food Blog! at https://spanishsabores.com/2012/09/07/homemade-churros-recipe/