Something Sweet! Churros for Cinco de Mayo!

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 quarts oil for frying

  • 1/2 cup white sugar, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar, salt and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in flour until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Heat oil for frying in deep-fryer or deep skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Pipe strips of dough into hot oil using a pastry bag. Fry until golden; drain on paper towels.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Roll drained churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Don’t have a deep fryer? Try this recipe!

Churro cupcakes with cream cheese frosting.... yum!

Churro cupcakes w/ cream cheese frosting

Yield: Makes approx. 20 cupcakes

Ingredients:

Cupcakes—

  • 2 egg yolks + 1 egg at room temp
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, softened
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Frosting —

  • 5 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup salted butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Cinnamon Sugar to top cupcakes—

  • 1 tsp cinnamon + 1 tsp sugar mixed together in a small bowl

Random drinking to much at the Cinco de Mayo party!

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