From   Hi Tea

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Snack

Type: Spanish

Key Ingredients:

A popular Spanish snack – these deep-fried dough strips dusted with cinnamon flavoured sugar is something you would want to eat again and again


  • All purpose flour (maida) 1 cup
  • Unsalted butter 4 tbsps
  • Salt ¼ tsp
  • Eggs 2
  • Oil to deep fry
  • Caster sugar ½ cup
  • Cinnamon powder ½ tsp
  • Chocolate sauce to serve


  • Heat 1 cup water in a medium non-stick pan, add butter, all-purpose flour and salt and whisk.
  • Add eggs and whisk well till it forms a dough. Put the dough into a piping bag.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan.
  • Carefully pipe the dough into the oil, forming 6-inch crullers. Pipe only as many crullers into the oil as to fit comfortably, and deep-fry, turning once till the crullers are evenly golden on all sides.
  • Drain on absorbent paper. Repeat with the remaining dough.
  • To make cinnamon sugar, take caster sugar and cinnamon powder in a bowl and mix well.
  • Roll the fried churros in the cinnamon sugar.
  • Top with chocolate sauce and serve hot.