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Festive Gingerbread Churros


Festive gingerbread churros will bring you one step closer to the Holiday season! These candy cane shaped homemade churros are best served with thick hot chocolate.

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  • 2 cups Water
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups Sunflower Oil , for frying
  • 2 tsp Gingerbread Spice
  • ½ cup Sugar (superfine/caster is the best choice)


Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Budget Friendly
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Step 1

Pour water into a medium sauce pan. Add salt. Bring the water to a boil and add the flour.

Step 2

With a wooden spatula, mix vigorously until well combined and you don’t see any lumps (the dough should be very soft & sticky. You should mix this for about 5 minutes or until smooth).

Step 3

Let the churro dough cool down until you can work with it (don’t cool completely). Transfer into a piping bag fitted with a star tip.

Step 4

Pipe onto a sheet of baking paper or a silicone mat into candy cane shapes (3-inch long/7.5cm).

Step 5

Heat up the oil in a large skillet/frying pan. Meanwhile: Prepare the gingerbread flavoured sugar by mixing gingerbread spice with sugar and set aside.

Step 6

When the oil is hot enough, drop the churros in. Fry them until they have nice golden brown color and are done inside.

Step 7

Transfer them onto a sheet of paper kitchen towel to get rid of the excess oil and coat each one in gingerbread sugar.

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