Homemade Churros 5/5 (1)

medium prep time 15 mins | cook time 20 mins | SERVINGS 12

    1/2 cup water

    1/2 cup 2% milk

    1 tablespoon canola oil

    1/4 teaspoon salt

    1 cup all-purpose flour

    1 large egg, room temperature

    1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest

    Additional oil for frying

    1/2 La Fe Brown Sugar

    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon



    In a large saucepan, bring the water, milk, oil and salt to a boil. Add flour all at once and stir until a smooth ball forms. Transfer to a large bowl; let stand for 5 minutes.


    Beat on medium-high speed for 1 minute or until the dough softens. Add egg and lemon zest; beat for 1-2 minutes. Set aside to cool.


    In a deep cast-iron or heavy skillet, heat 1 in. oil to 375°. Insert a large star tip in a pastry bag; fill with dough. On a baking sheet, pipe dough into 4-in. strips.


    Transfer strips to skillet and fry until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Combine the sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over churros. Serve warm.