Ella’s Easy Baked Churros

Ella’s Easy Baked Churros


1 cup water

⅓ cup butter or dairy free butter

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 cup flour or gluten free all purpose flour

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs, room temperature

cinnamon and sugar, mixed together in a bowl

melted chocolate, optional


Preheat oven to 350°F

Add water, butter, and brown sugar to a medium sized saucepan. Place over medium/low heat and stir until the butter has melted, sugar has dissolved, and mixture just comes to a boil.

Remove from heat and stir in the flour. Once the flour is blended in, add vanilla extract and then eggs, one at a time. The batter may look curdled or separated, but keep mixing until it comes together.

Transfer into a piping bag with a large round or star tip, or cut the corner off of a large ziploc bag. Pipe out thick 3 or 4 inch strips of batter onto a baking sheet covered with silpats or parchment paper.

Bake for 10 minutes, then remove from oven. Heat broiler, and place churros under for about 2 minutes or until nicely browned.

Dredge each churro in melted butter, then cinnamon and sugar. You can also drizzle with melted chocolate. Enjoy!

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