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Churros with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

  • Beginner
  • 1 dozen
  • 35 min
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Ingredients

For frying, Mazola® Corn Oil
Churros:
3/4 cup water
2 tablespoons Mazola® Corn Oil
2 tablespoons sugar, divided
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 (2-1/4 tsp.) envelope Fleischmann's® Traditional Yeast
1/4 cup warm water (100° to 110°F)
2 eggs
Cinnamon sugar (optional)
Chocolate Sauce:
1 tablespoon Fleischmann's® Corn Starch
1/4 cup sugar
2 cups milk
3/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Instructions

Line a baking sheet with 3 or 4 layers of paper towels. Place a large deep sided, heavy skillet on the stove top and add oil until 1/2 to 3/4-inches deep. Assemble pastry bag with star tip (1M), cookie press or churro press.


Combine 3/4 cup water, oil, 1-1/2 tablespoons of the sugar and salt in a deep sided saucepan over medium high heat. Stir to combine and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, add flour and stir well using a wooden spoon. Continue to stir and cook for 1 minute or until dough is very stiff and forms a ball; remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 to 10 minutes.


Add yeast and remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar to the 1/4 cup warm water, stir to dissolve and set aside.


Add eggs one at a time to the dough in a medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium-high speed for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes. Dough may appear lumpy at first. Pour in the yeast mixture and continue mixing for 1 to 2 minutes or until the dough is very smooth; dough should be very thick and sticky.


Heat oil over medium heat to 375°F.


Transfer the dough using a rubber spatula into the pastry bag or cookie press fitted with a star tip (1M works best). **NOTE: Do not substitute any other shape or tip. Churros can explode when cooked in hot oil if not star-shaped. Pipe the dough into the hot oil in 6-inch long strips. Fry in batches of 3 or 4 at a time allowing oil temperature to recover between batches. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes per side or until golden brown. Transfer cooked churros onto prepared baking sheet to cool. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, if desired.


In a saucepan combine sugar, corn starch, and milk. Turn heat to medium high, stirring constantly bring to a boil ( approx. 5-8 minutes) and allow to boil for one minute. Remove from heat and stir in chocolate until melted and very smooth. Serve with warm churros.


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Reviews (1)

  • This looks delicious I can’t wait to try it.

    Anonymous
 

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