Craving something sweet? Learn how to make homemade churros with a delectable caramel sauce in just a few easy steps with this foolproof recipe.
Indulge your sweet tooth with this easy-to-follow recipe for homemade churros with a decadent caramel sauce. In just a few simple steps, you can whip up this tasty treat and enjoy it any time of the day.
Gather the ingredients.
Before you get started, make sure to gather all of the ingredients for this recipe. You will need vegetable oil, all-purpose flour, butter, sugar, salt, eggs, and cinnamon to make the churros. For the caramel sauce you will need brown sugar, butter, evaporated milk and vanilla extract. Additionally, have some kitchen utensils such as a whisk and frying pan handy.
Make the churro dough and pipe into desired shapes.
In a saucepan, heat the vegetable oil to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. As the oil is heating, mix together the all-purpose flour, butter, sugar and salt in a medium bowl. Add in the eggs one at a time until combined and using your hands knead for about 1 minute or until all of the ingredients are fully incorporated. Using a pastry bag, pipe 5 inch long strips of churro dough into hot oil and cook for 3 minutes each side, or until golden brown. Before removing from oil sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture. Drain on some paper towels before serving with caramel sauce.
Fry the churros until golden brown.
Once the oil is heated to the right temperature, use a pastry bag to pipe 5 inch long strips of churro dough into the hot oil. Fry for 3 minutes each side until golden brown, then sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture and drain on some paper towels before serving with caramel sauce.
Make the caramel sauce and enjoy!
Now you can make the delicious caramel sauce for your churros. Just add sugar, butter, corn syrup, heavy cream and a pinch of sea salt to a small sauce pan over medium heat and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until thickened, stirring frequently. Serve dripping-hot over the churros and enjoy!
Store leftovers for snacks later!
Don't worry, if you have leftovers after indulging in some churros and caramel sauce you can easily store them for later! Put any remaining churros and caramel sauce into sealed containers and allow them to cool before placing in a refrigerator. Properly stored, leftovers can last up to three days in the fridge. Enjoy your churros with a dollop of caramel as much as possible!