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Churros

Make this Tonight - "Mexican Home-Cooking"

10
Prep Time
(minutes)
40
Cook Time
(minutes)
4
Servings

Ingredients

  • 1L room temperature water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1tbsp sugar
  • 1tsp nutmeg, ground
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4 cups flour
  • Vegetable oil
  • ½ cup of sugar and ground cinnamon to taste

Steps

  1. In a large saucepan under high heat, combine water, salt, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon stick and vanilla. Allow to come to a rolling boil, stir and remove cinnamon stick. Reduce heat to low.
  2. Add flour all at once and stir vigorously with a rubber spatula until mixture comes together and it’s smooth. Remove from heat and allow the mix to cool.
  3. Heat about 2 inches of vegetable oil in a deep large frying pan over medium-high heat to 365 degrees.
  4. Transfer to a 16-inch piping bag fitted with a rounded star tip (no bigger than 1/2-inch). Carefully pipe mixture into heated oil, about 6-8 inch length each, cutting ends with kitchen shears or sharp knife.
  5. Remove each churro carefully and place on a paper towel lined plate to drain. While still hot, toss in sugar and cinnamon mixture. Serve hot.