2 cups water
6 tbsp granulated white sugar
4 tbsp vegetable oil
a pinch of salt
2 cups all purpose flour
Oil, for frying
1 cup castor sugar + 2 tbsp cinnamon powder
For the chocolate sauce
1 cup dark chocolate, finely chopped
3/4 cup heavy cream
- In a saucepan set over medium heat, combine water, granulated white sugar, vegetable oil and salt. Bring the mixture to a boil and remove from heat. While the mixture is still hot, mix in the flour and mix well until the dough thickens. Put this thick mixture in a piping bag with a star tip attached.
- Heat the oil for deep-frying. Using a piping bag with a star tip, pipe the dough strips into the hot oil. Fry until dough strips become golden brown.
- Roll the churros in cinnamon sugar mixture.
For chocolate sauce
- To make the chocolate sauce, heat the cream and pour it over the finely chopped chocolate. Let the mixture for 5 minutes and then mix well until everything is well combined.