On Line Cookbook


Recipe Information
Mrs. Wiggs

Serves/Makes:A bunch

  • vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 1 cup (225 ml) water
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml). salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) melted butter
  • 1 cup (225 ml) flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • sugar for coating
  • Heat oil in deep fryer or sauce pan to 375 degrees (200 C.). It should be 2 to 3" deep.
  • In another saucepan, combine water,salt sugar, and butter.
  • Bring mix to rolling boil.
  • Add flour all at once.
  • Beat with a wooden spoon until smooth and thick and pulls away from pan.
  • Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each, until dough is smooth and shiny.
  • Spoon dough into large pastry bag fitted with a large star tip.
  • Squeeze 6 to 7" ribbon of dough into hot oil, slice off.
  • Cook 2 or 3 ribbons of dough at one time, for about 5 minutes or until brown.
  • Remove churros with a slotted spoon.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • While warm sprinkle with granulated or confectioner's sugar or cinnamon-sugar mix.
  • Serve while hot.