Homemade Churros

Homemade Churros


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These are a great Mexican fritter that is similar to donuts and popular at fairs and for street stalls. The recipe is surprisingly easy to make.


Serves: 4 

  • Batter
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • To Cook
  • 2 litres oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar, or as required
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Batter: In a small saucepan over medium heat combine water, sugar, salt and vegetable oil. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in flour until mixture forms a ball.
  2. To Cook: Heat oil for frying in deep fryer or deep saucepan to 180 degrees C. Pipe strips of dough into hot oil using a pastry bag. Fry until golden; drain on paper towels.
  3. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Roll drained churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture.

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Reviews (3)


delicious! very fun and easy to make! I would roll the churros in cinnamon sugar and not let them drain unless very oily because the cinnamon does not stick very well. I will defiantly make them again! - 09 Apr 2016


So easy, I made it will less oil for cooking still worked amazingly and less wastage. - 20 Jul 2016


My 1 year old LOVES these! I made them today for his snack and he literally runs back for more! I doubled the mixture and it was just for the 2 of us. I didn't have an icing thingy so I just rolled it and cut it in to farely even portions LOL. Love it - 06 Oct 2016

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