Churros

Total Time
25mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
20 mins

Complete any mexican dish with these(Spanish Fritters) popular, light and crisp Spanish pastry.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. For cinnamon sugar: In a shallow bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon, mix thoroughly then set aside.
  2. For dough: In a 3 quart saucepan, add water, butter, shortening, sugar, and salt.
  3. Bring to a rolling boil.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the cornmeal and flour all at once.
  5. Return to low heat and stir vigorously with a spoon until a ball forms.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Place warm dough in a mixing bowl and add the beaten eggs.
  8. Blend until smooth and shiny.
  9. In a deep skillet or Dutch oven, place 3 inches of oil and heat to 375 degrees.
  10. Place dough in a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip.
  11. (#5preferred) Pipe 8 inch strips of dough into hot oil and fry on both sides until browned and crisp.
  12. Drain on paper towels.
  13. Sprinkle with the cinnamon/sugar mixture.