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- 1 cup Water
- 1/3 cup Butter, unsalted – cut into cubes
- 2 tbsp Sugar
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
- 2 Eggs, whole large
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- 2 tbsp Sugar
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
In a medium saucepan, add water, butter, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
Reduce heat to low and add flour to the saucepan in small increments. Stir constantly with a rubber spatula and cook until the dough comes together and is smooth.
Remove from heat and cool for about 5 minutes. Transfer the dough to a food processor.
Add eggs and vanilla extract to the work bowl and mix until the dough comes together and the mixture is a glue-like texture.
Transfer dough to a large piping bag fitted with a large star-shaped tip.
On a greased baking mat, pipe churros into 4-inch lengths and cut the end with scissors.
Refrigerate piped churros on the baking sheet for 1 hour.
Preheat the air fryer at 350F for 4 minutes.
Carefully transfer churros with a spatula to the fry pot, leaving about 1/2-inch space between churros, and spray with oil.
Air fry churros in batches at 350F for 8 minutes. Turn and continue air fry for 6 minutes or until golden brown.
In a small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon to make the coating. Immediately transfer air-fried churros into the sugar mixture and toss to coat. Work in batches.
Serve warm with caramel, hazelnut spread, or chocolate dipping sauce.
Recipe: Mini Churros
Serving in this recipe: 2
|Total Fat: 35.8 g||55%|
|Saturated Fat: 20.6 g||102.9%|
|Cholesterol: 266.5 mg||88.8%|
|Sodium: 369.9 mg||15.4%|
|Total Carbs: 74.1 g||24.7%|
|Dietary Fiber: 2 g||8.1%|
|Sugar: 25.8 g|
|Protein: 13.1 g||26.2%|
|Vitamin A: 22.4%||Vitamin C: 0%|
|Calcium: 6.5%||Iron: 21.4%|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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