How to make it

  • In a medium sized saucepan, combine water, salt, sugar and butter and bring to a full boil over high heat.
  • Add flour and remove pan from heat.
  • Beat mixture with spoon until smooth and it comes away from the sides of the pan.
  • Add eggs, one at a time and beat well after adding each egg.
  • Stir in lemon extract and cool for 15 minutes.
  • Put half the dough in a large pastry bag with a large star tip.
  • Heat oil in deep skillet or deep fryer to 400 degrees.
  • Squeeze dough into oil until you have a ribbon about 7 to 9 inches long.
  • Cut it off with a knife.
  • Fry 2 to 3 ribbons at a time for 6 or 7 minutes each.
  • When golden brown, remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and serve warm.

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    " It was excellent "
    dancingfox ate it and said...
    Looking at trying my hand at churros! This sounds like a recipe I can handle. Thanks!! 5^
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    " It was excellent "
    laurakaay ate it and said...
    Awesome, I love these!!!! Thanks for sharing! ~Laura ;D
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  • ebonyeyedenigma 6 years ago
    I lived in California for four years and traveled to Mexico often in our 72 Blazer, I miss the authentic churros, I will definitely try these!~!!

    Be well,
    Annie
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  • merlin 6 years ago
    My little boy loves churros. I'm not much of a baker, but he won't know it. I'll give these a try.
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  • moonlight 6 years ago
    Yummy I can't wait to make these. Thanks for posting.
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  • meileen 6 years ago
    Thanks for the recipe! I haven't had a churro in years and to my dismay couldn't find a restaurant that had them either. Thanks to you I can now have them anytime I want.
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Yummy!! I also love churros but have never made these at home before. I can't wait to try!!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    Churros are fantastic but never had homemade so I am looking forward to trying my hand at these babies!
    BTW- did you recognize it as being "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" from the quote or from his photo? Just curious...
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