If you have ever been to a Disney theme park then you then you know what these are. Churro Bites are the highlight of any visit to Disney.
But it's safe to say many people haven't been to Disney or have ever tried this amazing treats.
Churro Bites are so easy to make and there is no better time than now to fill you home with the scent of frying cinnamon. Cooking these up transports you and your family to what is billed as "The Happiest Place On Earth" and that's no exaggeration!
This recipe comes directly from Alex D. The Food & Beverage Communications Coordinator at Disney.
1 cup water
8 tablespoons butter
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ cups vegetable or canola oil
½ cup sugar
Combine water, butter, salt, and ¼ teaspoon cinnamon in 1 ½-quart saucepan over medium heat. Bring pot to rolling boil.
Reduce heat to low.
Add flour and stir vigorously until mix forms a ball. Remove from heat and let rest for 5-7 min.
Add eggs, one at a time, and stir until combined. Set aside.
Heat oil in medium skillet or 1-quart saucepan over medium-high heat or until temperature reaches 350˚.
Spoon dough into piping bag fitted with large star tip. Pipe 1-inch strip of dough over saucepan, cut with knife, and drop into hot oil. Repeat until churro bites fill saucepan with room to fry.
Fry churro bites until golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon or mesh spider strainer.
Drain churro bites on paper towel.
Mix sugar and ½ teaspoon cinnamon in medium bowl. Toss in churro bites until coated. Place on serving plate and serve with favorite dipping sauce.
Thanks Alex and Disney for sharing.
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