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Churros with Chocolate Sauce

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

1 egg

Vegetable or Canola oil for frying

Cinnamon sugar coating

1/2 cup sugar

1-2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Chocolate sauce:

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.


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