Introduction: Churros: Inspired From San Churro Chocolateria

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I first had Churros in school as part of a Spanish beginner course. I loved it, and tried it in many places including San Churros. Since restaurants are not always accessible I wanted to try making it at home. I browsed the internet and the various ways of making Churros and the different types of sides. I have combined my favourite sides with Churros to make this home style recipe inspired from San Churros.

Step 1: Ingredients for Churros:

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To make around 9-10 churros (15 cm long):

1. 1 cup Plain Flour

2. 1 Teaspoon of baking powder

3. 1 cup water

4. 1/2 teaspoon salt

5. 1/8 cup oil

6. 2 Tablespoons sugar

7. 50 grams butter

For coating the Churros:

1. 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder

2. 1/2 cup sugar

For the Chocolate sauce:

1. 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

2. 1 cup milk chocolate melts

3. Optional: 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the White chocolate sauce:

1. 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

2. 1 cup white chocolate melts

For the caramel sauce:

1. 1 cup sugar

2. water

3. 50 grams of butter

4. 1 cup heavy cream

5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)

Step 2: Making the Churros:

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1. Add 2 Tablespoons sugar, water, salt, butter and oil into a pan

2. Slowly combine the flour once the water starts boiling

3. Form the mixture to a dough consistency before turning the heat off (Sift the flour to avoid lumps)

4. Transfer the dough to a bowl

5. Heat oil in a pan for frying the churros

6. Spoon the dough into a piping bag or gun

7. Check if the oil is hot enough and squeeze the dough into the oil, cutting with the knife or scissors at the desired length

8. Fry until golden brown and transfer to a paper towel to drain excess oil

9. Combine 1 Cup sugar and cinnamon powder in a plate

10. Roll hot churros in the sugar cinnamon mixture until evenly coated

11. Enjoy with sauces on the side or skew a hole in the churros and fill with sauce

Step 3: Making the Chocolate Sauce:

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1. Heat the heavy whipping cream in a sauce pan

2. After the cream is hot (before starts to boil), turn the heat off

3. Add the milk chocolate melts and mix

4. Use the sauce immediately or store for later use

Step 4: Making the White Chocolate Sauce:

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1. Heat the heavy whipping cream in a sauce pan

2. After the cream is hot (before starts to boil), turn the heat off

3. Add the white chocolate melts and mix

4. Use the sauce immediately or store for later use

Step 5: Making the Caramel Sauce:

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1. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan and cook in medium heat until the sugar is dissolved

2. Cook the sugar solution until it turns colour from white to amber

3. Turn heat off and add butter, cream and vanilla extract

4. Stir to mix everything in evenly

* Use a deep pan as the mixture bubbles and rises once butter and cream are added

* Use a rubber grip ladle to avoid heat transfer

Step 6: Enjoy the Churros!

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Comments

leonidas1890 (author)2017-02-07

what are the degrees of the oven ???????

__Fer__ (author)2017-02-06

Dear MadhuM24,

I'm sorry, but this recipe is "tourist churros". Let me explain; if some spaniard read your recipe, one kitty will die in somewhere.

First of all, in Spain we have two kind of churros: the thinners are churros in the strict sense, they are less than 15mm of diameter; porras are more than this measurement. As you're using the churros machine (churrera), you can change the spout.

In second place, the original recipe is easiest than yours:

500 ml bowling water

500 ml plain flour

Pinch of salt

0,4º olive oil or sunflower oil

Add the salt to the water, when it bowl, add the bowl and remove to get an sticky dough.

Fill the churrera and eat the oil.

Then, brown the churros as you said, let it coll down and ENJOY.

P.S.: I promise I'll publish it with photos as soon as possible. And tell me if you miss any other spanish recipe.

__Fer__ (author)__Fer__2017-02-06

I'm Sorry.

But I wrote "when it bowl" instead of "when it boil" and "eat the oil" instead "heat the oil", please, don´t eat the sunflower.

But you can taste a slice of bread covered with extra virgin olive oil and salt, it´s fantastic and healthy.

VicenteT1 (author)2017-02-06

Porras: ?

VicenteT1 (author)2017-02-06

Churros:

VicenteT1 (author)2017-02-06

They look very good, but they are not churros, they are Porras.
The churros are thinner and have a drop shape.

Sorry if my english is not so good.
I'm from Valencia (Spain)

Dammo3 (author)2017-02-03

Yum! Always wandered how to make them!

Jules1050 (author)2017-02-02

Looks delicious! I will make some!

MadhuM24 (author)Jules10502017-02-02

Cool! Thanks

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2017-02-02

These look so good! And I like that you added sauces to go with them!

Thankyou so much!

Swansong (author)2017-02-02

Yum! Those look delicious :)

MadhuM24 (author)Swansong2017-02-02

Thankyou!

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