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Mouthwatering Spanish Churros with Chocolate Sauce

Approximately 15 minutes. Cook
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Picture this: a bustling street in Madrid, the air filled with the enticing aroma of deep-fried dough, and locals and tourists alike lining up for a taste of Spain’s beloved treat – Churros. These crispy, golden-brown delights have a history that traces back to the Spanish countryside in the 16th century. Today, they are a staple in Spanish cuisine and beloved worldwide.

In this article, we’ll delve into the art of making mouthwatering Spanish Churros paired with a velvety chocolate sauce that’s perfect for dipping. This recipe is designed to bring the flavors and nostalgia of Spanish street food right to your kitchen. Get ready to transport your taste buds to the heart of Spain.

Historical Tidbit

Churros, often called “Spanish doughnuts,” have a history deeply intertwined with Spain’s culinary heritage. They are believed to have been inspired by a Chinese treat called “youtiao,” which Portuguese traders brought to Europe. Churros gained popularity in Spain during the 16th century, where they evolved into the delight we know today. Traditionally enjoyed for breakfast or as a late-night snack after a night of dancing, churros have become a symbol of Spanish cuisine worldwide.

Whether you’re recreating a taste of Spain in your own kitchen or simply satisfying a sweet craving, these mouthwatering Spanish Churros with Chocolate Sauce are sure to delight your senses. The crispy exterior and soft interior of the churros paired with the luscious chocolate sauce make for an unforgettable treat. So, go ahead, savor a piece of Spain, one delicious bite at a time.

prep time
Approximately 30 minutes.
cooking time
Approximately 15 minutes.
total time
About 30 minutes.


  • A deep, heavy-bottomed saucepan

  • A large mixing bowl

  • A wooden spoon

  • A pastry bag with a star-shaped tip

  • Slotted spoon

  • Paper towels

  • A microwave-safe bowl


  • For the Churros:

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • Vegetable oil for frying

  • For the Chocolate Sauce:

  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • A pinch of salt


Prepare the Chocolate Sauce.
Make the Churro Dough.
Fry the Churros.
Serve and Enjoy.
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