Churros

 Perfect for sharing with friends on a cozy winter evening

Ingredients:

1 cup boiling water

1/4 cup of sugar

1 1/4 cups of plain flour

pinch of salt

2 table spoons of oil

3 to 4 cups of vegetable oil for frying

2 table spoons of sugar and cinnamon for coating

Method:

– Firstly you want to heat the oil in a pan ready for frying, you should start this before mixing so its hot enough to fry.

– In a boil, mix together the water, salt and 1/4 cup sugar until it has dissolved, add the flour and 2 table spoons of oil and mix well into the batter

– Spoon the batter into the piping bag with attachment of your choice -we used a large star nozzle.

– Pipe the batter into the oil creating about 4 inch long churros, use the space in the pan but don’t over fill as they will stick together-fry until the outside is gold brown

– Remove from the oil onto a piece of tissue paper to soak up any excess oil and then sprinkle with the sugar and cinnamon and serve with choc shot dipping sauce.

Nancy x

Images by Joshua W Parkinson Photography

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