Churros con chocolate

What is a better way to start morning than with espresso and churros con chocolate.

Time: 35 min

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tbsp sugar, optional plus 3 tbsp for serving
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 cups vegetable oil for frying
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon, optional
  • 2 cups milk
  • 200 g dark chocolate


Preparation:

  1. In a saucepan heat the water with salt, 1 tbsp of sugar, and butter over high heat. In a mixing bowl sift the flour and when the water boils add the flours. Stir continuously until the dough comes away from the sides. Pour your dough into a bowl and let it cool slightly. Beat the eggs in to a bowl and mix it with the dough. Spoon the dough into a piping bag with fluted nozzle.
  2. Fill a high-sided frying pan with oil, churros have to boil in the oil so there should be a lot of it. When the oil is about 180 C the squeeze the dough into a stripes, leave the room so the stripes does not touch each other. When churros gets brown drain it on paper towel. Pour cinnamon and sugar on it.
  3. While churros are frying, mix milk and dark chocolate in a saucepan over low heat. Cook it until chocolate is smooth. Pour the chocolate into a dish for dipping and serve churros immediately.

Enjoy!

 

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