Churros are a popular Spanish sweet treat, and we can see why! What's not to love about deep-fried pastry dipped in chocolate and dulce de leche sauce?
Place water and butter into a small saucepan, bring water to the boil.
Whilst the water and butter comes to the boil. Whisk the eggs and set up a bench top or stand mixer with the paddle or double hook attachment.
As the water has boiled, remove from the heat and add the flour. Stir until the mixture is a ball and comes off the sides. Set aside for a few minutes to cool.
Whilst mixture is cooling make the chocolate and Dulce de Leche sauce.
Dulce de Leche: Place all ingredients into a small saucepan, stir until sugar dissolves and simmer on a low temperature for 6-8 minutes.
Chocolate sauce: Place a small saucepan with 400ml of water to boil. Place chocolate and cream into a small bowl on top of the saucepan with water, stir regularly until chocolate melts.
Once churros mixture has cooled, place into a bowl and turn onto a slow speed. Add egg mixture slowly until well combined.
Place oil into a medium saucepan (it should be 6-8cm deep). Heat to approximately 160°C (you can use a temperature probe, or test the oil with a small piece of the churros mixture). It should rise to the top and bubble.
Whilst the oil is heating, place sugar and cinnamon into a bowl. Line a plate with paper towel.
Fit a piping bag with a star tube. Place half of the churros mixture into a piping bag.
Pipe 10cm lengths of the churros mixture into the oil (cut the churros from the piping bag with scissors). Fry for 1-2 minutes (or until golden) and turn the churros.
Remove the churros from oil with tongs and place onto paper towel. From the paper towel, place into sugar and toss to coat churros.
Repeat step 9 until you have no mixture left.
Pour sauces into separate bowls, serve churros on a plate and allow people to dip their own churros into sauce.
Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)
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