The Best Homemade Churros plus How to Make Lightsaber Churros
The Best Homemade Disney Churros Recipe is a great way to bring some Disney magic home! The churros are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside with a hint of vanilla. Dusted with cinnamon sugar. Add color to the sugar to make the popular Lightsaber churros!
Servings Prep Time
30Churros 20Minutes
Cook Time
6Minutes
Servings Prep Time
30Churros 20Minutes
Cook Time
6Minutes
Ingredients
Churros Dough
Cinnamon/Sugar Topping
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix together the water, sugar, salt and 3 tbsp canola oil until it reaches a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the flour, cinnamon and vanilla. Allow the dough to cool.
  3. Add the frying oil to a soup pot or deep fryer and heat to 360 degrees.
  4. Place the dough in a piping bag with a large star tip and pipe a six inch churro into the hot oil, using a knife to cut off the end. Work in small batches, about 3 or 4 churros at a time.
  5. Fry the churros on each side for about 3-4 minutes until they are golden brown. Remove the churros and place on a paper towel lined plate.
  6. Immediately roll the churros in the cinnamon sugar mixture to coat. Serve the churros warm with melted chocolate or hot fudge sauce.
Cinnamon/Sugar Mixture
  1. Classic Churros: Place 1 cup of sugar and 3 teaspoons of cinnamon in a bowl and stir. Place in a shallow dish. Roll warm, fried churros in mixture.
  2. Lightsaber Churros: Place half the sugar in a bowl with 1 1/2 teaspoons of cinnamon. Mix. Place 6-8 drops of red food coloring in the bowl and mix until incorporated. Repeat with other half of ingredients, using blue food coloring. May the Force Be With You.
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