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We were introduced to these yummy sticks via an online game my son was
enjoying and where Cinco de Mayo is an event they celebrate with great
After some research, trial & error we've agreed this recipe satisfies
the terrible 'want more' grumble and helps to keep an eye on the
UK's guidance for a healthier nation! They are traditionally piped from star
shaped nozzels making them ridged in appearance, I found that stiffening
the dough a little enabled them to be gently hand rolled, working around
the necessity for a piping bag and additional washing up!
This quantity makes about 10 x 10cm
churros, double or triple it at your leisure :)
Larder ingredients involve water, sugar, salt, vanilla essence, oil,
flour and cinnamon
Click to view the churro recipe sheet and smaller slip
and quantities ...
Place 75gm of flour in a bowl.
Place 35gm of granulated sugar in a sucepan along with
1/4pt of water
1 tsp vanilla essence
Pinch of salt
1 tablespoon oil and bring this liquid
mixture to the boil.
Remove from the heat whilst bubbling and with care add to the flour,
stir continuously until it all becomes a firm dough.
Leave to cool then roll and snip into 10 sections. Roll each of these
pieces until approx 10cm long.
Prepare the churro dust by mixing caster sugar with a prefered
amount of cinnamon depending on your taste preference.
Heat up the oil and fry each churro until golden brown.
Remove and lay on an absorbent sheet to soak away any excess oil.
Place into the churro dust and shake to cover generously.
Serve, eat and enjoy .. delicious :)
Cinco de Mayo and churros