Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Churro Bites

Oh, I love churros. But had never tried making it before this past weekend. I never knew it was so easy to make, till I came across the recipe.

This past weekend, I thought I will give it a try and boy, am I glad I made it. Its so easy to make that now, I can make it anytime I feel like having them and not wait to get from those stores in the mall or the park..;).

The first batch was gone even before I got a chance to turn around and enjoy them. But I wouldn't complain. I am happy that my picky eaters enjoyed it so much. The next time too it was almost gone. But I had to stop them to take a few pictures before them gobbled it.

You can make it using the star tip, but since I didnt have the star tip, I piped plain churro bites.

So getting to the recipe.
You'll need:
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup water
3 Tbsp butter
2 tsp granulated sugar
1/4 tsp + 1/8 tsp salt
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
vegetable oil, for frying

 For Cinnamon Sugar Coating
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • Heat oil in the frying pan.
  • In another medium saucepan combine milk, water, butter, 2 tsp sugar, and salt and bring mixture to a boil.
  • Once it boils, remove it from heat and immediately stir in vanilla and flour.
  • Mix it well so that the dough is nice and smooth.
  • Transfer the dough to a piping bag fitted with a large star tip. In my case, I put the dough in the ziplock bag and cut the corner and carefully piped the dough out over oil.
  • Using clean scissors cut dough into small pieces and drop into the hot oil. Add a few in the pan at a time so they don’t stick together.
  •  Allow churros to fry until golden brown.  You may need to stir them occasionally to prevent them from sticking together. 
  • When golden brown, remove them from the oil and place them on some paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  • Toss warm, drained churros in cinnamon sugar mixture to evenly coat.
  • Serve it warm.

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  1. Oh I just love churro's; this sounds yummy.

    1. Then you have to try this recipe. It was gooood..:)

  2. These sound amazing!!

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

    1. I sure will. Thank you for the invite Jess..:)

  3. Congratulations! Your post was my feature pick at #ThursdayFavoriteThings this week. Visit me at https://www.marilynstreats.com on thursday morning to see your feature! All hosts choose their own features from the comments left on their blog so be sure to return to my blog to see your feature. I invite you to leave more links to be shared and commented upon. Please don’t forget to add your link numbers or post title so we can be sure to visit!

    1. That's awesome! Thank you so much Marilyn for the feature..:)

  4. These would be perfect for parties. Thank you for sharing the recipe at The Really Crafty Link Party this week. Pinned.

    1. Absolutely..Thank you for stopping by Teresa..:)

  5. My oldest loves churros, so being able to make them at home is dangerous...Thanks so much for sharing at the #happynowlinkup!

    1. hahaha...tell me about it, its dangerous for me too, since I love churros and I have been making these often ..:)

  6. Featured over on my blog for the Monday Merry Link Party! Can't wait to try these! laura

    1. Yay! Thank you so much Laura for the feature..:)

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    1. Me too.. It seems like I am getting these more often than I should..;)

  8. I love churros and these look so amazing. You are one of my features at this week's Thursday Favorite Things.

    1. Yay! Thank you so much for the feature Bev!