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Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:6 or more

  • 1 cup (225 ml) milk
  • 2 cups (475 ml) water
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). salt
  • 3 cups (700 ml) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml). vanilla extract
  • vegetable oil for deep frying
  • powdered (confectioner's) sugar for dusting
  • Combine the milk, water, tbsp of vegetable oil, and salt in a large saucepan and bring almost to a boil over high heat.
  • Add the flour a little at a time, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon over low heat.
  • When it has formed a smooth paste, remove it from the heat and add the baking powder and vanilla.
  • Continue stirring until thoroughly combined.
  • Heat the oil to a temperature of about 325 degrees (175 C.), or until the surface shimmers.
  • Place the dough in a pastry bag with a wide, star tip.
  • Typically, churros are about 1/2 inch in diameter, with ridges running their length.
  • Pipe the dough into the hot oil, forming straight fritters 6 to 8 inches in length.
  • Fry until golden brown and remove to paper towels to drain.
  • Serve immediately, dusted with powdered sugar.
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