Churros & Chocolate Sauce

I have no idea what else could beat this recipe…for now! 

Ingredients

Chocolate sauce
200 g 55% chocolate, broken into pieces
100 ml cream
100 ml milk
3 tbsp golden syrup
½ tsp vanilla extract

Churros

1 cup water
2 ½ tbsp white sugar
½ tsp salt
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup flour

3 eggs

Vegetable oil for frying

½ cup caster sugar

1 tsp ground cinnamon

Method

Chocolate sauce

  • Put all the sauce ingredients into a saucepan over medium heat
  • Gently melt everything together, stirring occasionally until you have a smooth shiny sauce
  • Keep warm on a low heat.

Churros

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, sugar, salt and the measured vegetable oil
  • Bring to a boil and remove off heat
  • Stir in flour until mixture forms a ball
  • Then add the eggs, one at a time, beating in quickly and vigorously
  • Heat the oil for frying in deep-fryer or a deep saucepan to 190°C
  • Place the dough mixture into a piping bag
  • Pipe strips of dough into hot oil
  • Fry until golden, then drain on paper towel
  • Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a mixing bow
  • Roll the drained churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture