Churros with cinnamon sugar

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recipe by Caspar Cubitt

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Deliciously crunchy and squidgey churros, with a divine cinnamon sugar coating

recipe updated 7 Jun 2019


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  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Paper towels
  • kCook icon Glass measuring cup
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Ramekin
  • kCook icon Piping bag

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside water: boiling
  2. Prep and set aside salted butter: melted
  3. Prep and set aside vanilla extract
  4. Prep and set aside plain flour: sifted
  5. Prep and set aside baking powder
  6. Prep and set aside sunflower oil
  7. Prep and set aside granulated sugar
  8. Prep and set aside ground cinnamon
  9. Get a clean glass measuring cup
  10. Add prepared water
  11. Add prepared salted butter
  12. Add prepared vanilla extract
  13. Mix then set aside
  14. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  15. Add prepared plain flour
  16. Add prepared baking powder
  17. Make a well and continue
  18. Transfer mixture to large mixing bowl
  19. Stir until combined
  20. Transfer content of large mixing bowl to piping bag
  21. Get a clean large saucepan
  22. Add prepared sunflower oil
  23. Heat - 190°C
  24. Squeeze batter into large saucepan
  25. Fry carefully until lightly browned - approx 50 sec
  26. Set aside with paper towels until cool
  27. Get a clean ramekin
  28. Add prepared granulated sugar
  29. Mix in prepared ground cinnamon
  30. Dust completely
  31. Serve
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