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Churros

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  • Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
  • Chocolate Dipping Sauce for Churros, optional

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine 1 cup water, butter, sugar, and salt; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low, and sift in flour, stirring for 1 minute.

  2. Transfer flour mixture to bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. On low speed, add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until incorporated after each addition; spoon mixture into a pastry bag fitted with a large open-star tip.

  3. Heat 4 to 5 inches oil in a large Dutch-oven until it registers 325 degrees.on a deep-fry thermometer. Holding pastry bag a few inches above the oil, squeeze out batter, snipping off 4-inch lengths with a knife or kitchen shears. Fry, flipping once, until deep golden brown all over, about 4 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer churros to a paper towel-lined baking sheet to drain.

  4. Roll churros in confectioners' sugar. Serve immediately with Chocolate Dipping Sauce.

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  • emartinez6434
    17 JUN, 2017
    Can dough be saved for a later time?
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    1 AUG, 2013
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  • Steph-nee
    6 MAR, 2013
    Made these just now and dipped them in Nutella - Super yummy! Thanks so much x
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  • MS10017771
    11 JAN, 2010
    Can these be made in advance? Can the batter be made in advance but the same day of frying? Can these be made before a party a few hours before they are eaten or fried before dinner is served?
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  • MS10017771
    11 JAN, 2010
    Can the batter be made in advance and then fry them during a party? Or will they keep a few hours if I make them right before a party or before dinner is served?
    Reply