Sunday, 13 December 2015

Churros/ Mexican fritters




Churros or Mexican fritters are gaining popularity in Singapore these days. It's a simple cream puff dough fried in oil and coated with cinnamon sugar. It can even be eaten with melted chocolate. The cooked dough is transfer to a piping bag with a star nozzle and deepfried in hot oil or you will end up with oil soaked churros.

Churros

Ingredients:

100 gms butter
1 cup water
2 tbsps brown sugar
2 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
250 gms plain flour

Method:

Place water, brown sugar, butter and salt in a pot.
Bring to a boil over medium fire until butter melts. Turn off the fire.
Add in sifted flour and use a wooden spoon to combine mixture into a dough.
Leave mixture to cool for 5 mins.
Add in one egg, stir mixture till combine. Then add the other egg.
Mix to combine and transfer dough into a piping bag with a star nozzle.
Heat up oil in a pot and pipe dough into hot oil.
Use a scissor dip in oil to cut off the desired length of dough.
Fried until golden brown and drained on a plate lined with paper towel.
Coat with cinnamon sugar and serve.

For Cinnamon sugar mix 100 gms of caster sugar with 2 tsp cinnamon powder.

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