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easy churro recipe

Classic Cinnamon Churros

  • Author: C&H Sugar
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 20 1x


This is the classic cinnamon churro recipe that is the foundation for making party churros, or enjoy them as a snack just like this. 


Units Scale
  • 1 1/4 c water
  • 1/2 c unsalted butter
  • 2 tsp Cu0026H Golden Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 c flour
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 c canola oil, for frying
  • 1 c sugar
  • 2 Tbsp ground cinnamon


  1. In medium saucepan over high heat, combine water, butter, sugar and salt; bring to boil.
  2. Reduce heat and add flour. Using wooden spoon, mix vigorously until mixture forms into dough. Remove from heat.
  3. While stirring, gradually add eggs into dough. Mix well. Place dough in pastry bag fitted with large star tip.
  4. In heavy pot over medium-high heat, heat oil until it reaches 365°F.
  5. On plate, mix granulated sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  6. Squeeze churro dough in 4-inch strips into hot oil. Cut with kitchen scissors. Fry 5-6 churros in batches until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. (Flip with silicone tipped tongs.) When ready, transfer to plate lined with paper towels with a kitchen spider strainer.
  7. Roll churros in sugar-cinnamon mix while warm.


We provide nutritional information but these figures should be considered estimates as they are not calculated by a registered dietitian. Please consult a medical professional for any specific nutrition, diet, or allergy advice.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Deep Frying
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • Serving Size: 1 churro (26 gr)
  • Calories: 103
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