Did you even celebrate the festive season if you haven’t made at least one dish with cinnamon? We made easy churros sprinkled with cinnamon-sugar.
Servings: 20


  • 250 ml Water
  • 56 g Unsalted Butter (Diced into small cubes)
  • 13 g Sugar
  • 2 ml Salt
  • 250 ml Flour
  • 1 large TopLay Egg
  • 5 ml Vanilla Essence
  • Vegetable Oil (For Frying)


  • 250 ml Sugar
  • 5 ml Ground Cinnamon



  • Whisk together sugar and cinnamon in a shallow dish; set aside.


  • Add water, butter, sugar and salt to a large saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Add flour, reduce heat to medium-low and stir constantly with a wooden spoon until mixture comes together and is smooth.
  • Transfer mixture to a large mixing bowl; leave to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Add vanilla essence and egg to flour mixture then blend immediately with an electric mixer.
  • Blend until mixture comes together and is smooth (it will separate at first but continue mixing until it comes together).
  • Roll mixture into 1 cm x 5 cm lengths.
  • Fry about 2 minutes per side until golden brown.
  • Transfer to cinnamon sugar mixture and roll to coat.
  • Repeat process with remaining dough.
  • Churros are best served warm.