Homemade Churros

A Churro is fried dough pastry predominantly choux-based snacks. You can eat in Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. It’s Traditional in Spain.


  • 1 Cup Water
  • 6 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • Vegetable Oil, For Frying
  • Cinnamon Sugar


Prep: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes

  1. To Make churros – In a large saucepan over medium heat, add water, butter, and sugar. Bring to a boil, then add vanilla. Turn off heat and add flour and salt.
  2. Stir with a wooden spoon until thickened, 30 seconds. Let mixture cool for 10 minutes. To cooled mixture, using a hand mixer, beat in eggs one at a time until combined.
  3. Transfer mixture to a piping bag fitted with a large open star tip.
  4. In a large pot over medium heat, add enough oil to come halfway up the sides and heat. Holding the piping bag a few inches above the oil, carefully pipe churros into 6″ long ropes.
  5. Use kitchen scissors to cut off dough from piping bag.
  6. Fry until golden, 4 to 5 minutes, turning as necessary.
  7. Fry 3 to 4 churros at a time. Remove churros with a slotted spoon or tongs and immediately roll churros in cinnamon sugar, then place on a cooling rack.
  8. Serve hot with chocolate dip.