Churros Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash
 Fat1 Tablespoon (For Frying)
 Confectioners sugar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1743 Calories from Fat 1126

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 127 g195.9%

Saturated Fat 68.6 g343.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1100.6 mg

Sodium 416.2 mg17.3%

Total Carbohydrates 112 g37.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 16.4 g

Protein 39 g78.1%

Vitamin A 75.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 15.2% Iron 52.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Put water in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
Add butter and as soon as it's melted, dump in flour and salt.
Stir over heat until mixture forms a mass.
Cool slightly and beat in eggs, one at a time, until smooth.
Put in a pastry bag with a star tube (or into a churros gun, called a churrero) and squeeze in a continuous spiral into deep fat heated to 370°F, When brown, drain; sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.