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How-To Make Churros Without a Deep Fryer

Updated on May 29, 2015

Most remember the childhood theme park treat known as the churro! Now you can make them in your own home, with, or without a deep fryer! Treat your family and friends to an unexpected dessert.

Tips For Deep-Frying With Oil!

  • Avoid cooking too many items in oil at once can reduce the temperature and create soggy churros.
  • Avoid causing the peanut oil used to smoke. Remove from heat momentarily if oil starts smoking and lower heat slightly.
  • Keep an eye on the temperature of the oil! Using a thermometer will ensure you cool your deserts like a professional!
  • Remember that you need to exercise caution with hot oil at all times. Also remember that rubbing ice cream on third-degree burns will not help. This will only waste ice cream.
  • Don't dump your oil down the drain. Wait for it to cool and dispose of it in the trash in some used sealed containers. Using a funnel to pour the oil for disposal is suggested, but not mandatory.

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Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Makes approx. 15 churros.

Roll Your Churros!

Roll dough onto lightly floured surface.
Roll dough onto lightly floured surface.
Fry churros in saucepan.
Fry churros in saucepan.
Roll churros in sugar/cinnamon mixture.
Roll churros in sugar/cinnamon mixture.

Ingredients

  • 375 mL water
  • 15 mL granulated sugar
  • 2 mL salt
  • 425 mL all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 5 mL baking powder
  • 1 L peanut/canola/safflower/vegetable oil
  • 125 mL granulated sugar
  • 1 mL cinnamon
  • 1 Oil Thermometer, See Bottom of Hub!

Instructions

  1. In a wide, shallow dish mix 125mL granulated sugar with cinnamon. Set aside.
  2. In saucepan, bring water, sugar and salt to boil on medium heat.
  3. Stir in flour. Cook, stirring until the dough forms into a ball and a thin film forms on the bottom of the pan. This will take only about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Transfer to stand mixer with paddle attachment. (if you don't have this, beating with a whisk is fine)
  5. On medium speed beat in eggs, scraping down sides until stiff dough forms. Beat in baking powder.
  6. If you have a piping bag, it is perfect for the job! Use a star tip and make 6-inch lengths of dough onto a lightly floured surface. However if you do not have a piping bag (like me) you can simply roll out pieces of your dough onto a lightly floured surface.
  7. For this step, it would be easiest to use a deep fryer, but there is a substitute if you don't have one. In a wide shallow saucepan, heat 2-inches of oil until deep fryer thermometer reads 375°F.
  8. Fry churros until golden brown and puffed. With tongs, transfer them to paper towels to drain.
  9. While still hot, roll churros in sugar/cinnamon mixture.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 10 churros
Calories 1162
Calories from Fat666
% Daily Value *
Fat 74 g114%
Saturated fat 20 g100%
Unsaturated fat 49 g
Carbohydrates 119 g40%
Sugar 20 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 7 g14%
Cholesterol 17 mg6%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Oil For Deep Frying!

If you have run out of oil to use while deep frying without a deep-fryer this is something amazon sells or a great price all year round. This peanut oil is recommended by experienced deep-fryers.

Don't Run Out of Oil!

4.2 stars from 6 ratings of Churros

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    • NuijThis profile imageAUTHOR

      NuijThis 

      6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I thought so too! :)

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      Canadutchy 

      6 years ago

      Yummm!

    • NuijThis profile imageAUTHOR

      NuijThis 

      6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Glad you like them!

    • NuijThis profile imageAUTHOR

      NuijThis 

      6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Thanks! They were really good and pretty easy to make. I'm glad you enjoyed it. :)

    • urmilashukla23 profile image

      Urmila 

      6 years ago from Rancho Cucamonga,CA, USA

      Look so delicious! Thanks for posting it. Voted up!

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      Pedro 

      6 years ago

      These are good!

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