Churros (Spanish Doughnuts)

Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

From Foods with a Foreign Flavor textbook. Posted for ZWT '09.

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  1. In medium saucepan, combine butter and water. Bring to a boil; add salt and remove from heat.
  2. Add flour all at once; beat with wooden spoon.
  3. Return to heat; beat with wooden spoon for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; let cool.
  4. Beat in an egg at a time. Add vanilla and continue beating until mixture is satiny.
  5. Press mixture through fluted tip pastry bag or cookie press, 1/2-inch wide opening. With wet scissors, cut into 2-inch strips as it drops in fat heated to 350*F. Fry for 2 minutes on each side. Do a few at a time.
  6. Drain; roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.