There’s nothing like freshly made churros. Made with simple ingredients and fried to golden perfection. And even more delicious dipped in chocolate sauce!
1 cup water
4 Tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
2 Tablespoons sugar
½ teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
Vegetable or Canola oil for frying
Cinnamon sugar coating
1/2 cup sugar
1-2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup of chocolate chips or chocolate, chopped
½ cup heavy cream
Heat oil in a large pot to 350 - 375 degrees F.
In a saucepan, combine water, butter, sugar, and salt and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add in flour and stir constantly with a wooden spoon until dough comes together. Add in vanilla and egg and continue to stir until the dough forms into a ball.
Transfer dough into piping bag fitted with a large star tip.
Working in batches, carefully pipe the dough directly into preheated oil using scissors /knife to trim to desired length. Fry for about 2-3 minutes per side, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
Combine sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and roll churros in the mixture. Serve with chocolate sauce.
Chocolate sauce: Place chocolate in a small bowl. Warm heavy cream in a small saucepan, being carefully not to boil. Pour cream over chocolate. Let it sit for 1 minute then stir to combine.