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Crunchy, sweet and delicious this easy Churro recipe is a favorite among everyone. Deep fried until golden and coated in cinnamon sugar it makes a tasty addicting dessert.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 18 churros
Calories: 104kcal
Author: Tornadough Alli


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup + 1 Tbs sugar divided
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat oil or deep fryer to 350.
  • In saucepan mix together sugar, butter, water, salt and vanilla and stir until melted.
  • Add in your flour and stir vigorously until it forms a ball and starts steaming, that will help cook the liquid out.
  • Remove from heat and place into a bowl of a stand mixer to cool for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Once cooled add I your eggs one at a time mixing well after each addition.
  • Whisk together your cinnamon and sugar in a shallow bowl, set aside.
  • Place dough in a large piping bag fitted with an open star or French star tip (we used French star for this recipe).
  • Pipe about 6-8" long strips into hot oil and cook 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • Remove from oil and drain on paper towels and then roll in your cinnamon sugar mixture.



Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.5mg