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MAKE DISNEY’S CHURRO BITES AT HOME

DISNEY SHARES ITS FAMOUS CHURRO RECIPE

If you’ve been to a Disney theme park anywhere around the globe, you’ve likely tried their famous churros. For those of us needing a taste of Disney magic at home, check out the recipe for their classic churros that you can make in your very own kitchen.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups vegetable or canola oil
  • ½ cup sugar

Instructions

  • Combine water, butter, salt, and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon in 1 ½-quart saucepan over medium heat. Bring pot to rolling boil.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Add flour and stir vigorously until mix forms a ball. Remove from heat and let rest for 5-7 min.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, and stir until combined. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in medium skillet or 1-quart saucepan over medium-high heat or until temperature reaches 350˚.
  • Spoon dough into piping bag fitted with large star tip. Pipe 1-inch strip of dough over saucepan, cut with knife, and drop into hot oil. Repeat until churro bites fill saucepan with room to fry. 
  • Fry churro bites until golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon or mesh spider strainer.
  • Drain churro bites on paper towel.
  • Mix sugar and ½ teaspoon cinnamon in medium bowl. Toss in churro bites until coated. Place on serving plate and serve with favorite dipping sauce.

Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog