Sunday, June 14, 2009

Mini Churros





We had Taco Salads for dinner and thought this would make a great treat...hope you like them.

Cinnamon-Dusted Mini Churros as seen on Little Spatula
recipe from bon appetit May 2009

2 large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk
6 Tablespoons plus 1 cup sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon finely grated orange peel
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon-divided
1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
vegetable oil

Whisk together eggs, 6 T sugar, juice, peel, vanilla, and 1/2 t cinnamon. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in flour. Place dough in pastry bag fitted with large star tip. Heat 1 inch oil to 355 degrees. Pipe 3-4 inch long strands of dough into hot oil. Fry for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown. Roll churros in a mixture of 1 cup sugar and 2 1/4 t cinnamon.

1 comment:

Tari McDonald said...

These look yummy! Also, I nominated you for a blog award you can get the details here:

http://budget-bites.blogspot.com/2009/06/blog-award.html

I nominated you for the great recipes and for teaching me to cook!