Churros with chocolate sauce

Warm, flaky dough sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, served with warm chocolate sauce. Dessert can’t get better than this.


Difficulty: Medium

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 636 / Protein 12g / Carbohydr. 66g / Fat 21g

Ingredients (4 servings)

250 mlwater
100 gsugar
100 gbutter
1 pinchsalt
200 gflour
50 mlcream
0.5vanilla bean (seeds)
100 gdark chocolate
vegetable oil for frying
cinnamon and sugar for garnish


large saucepan, large frying pan, stand mixer, paper towels, small saucepan, cooking spoon, piping bag, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

A hot cup of coffee with a splash of milk goes amazingly well with this dessert, especially the chocolate dipping sauce!

Step 1

Churros with chocolate sauce

In a large saucepan, bring water, sugar, butter and salt to a boil. Then add flour, reduce heat to medium, and cook while stirring constantly until dough is golden in color. Now, transfer dough to a stand mixer and allow to cool for approx. 5 – 10 min.

large saucepan, stand mixer, cooking spoon

250 ml water / 50 g sugar / 100 g butter / 1 pinch salt / 200 g flour

Step 2

Churros with chocolate sauce

Add eggs to stand mixer and beat until well incorporated and dough is smooth. Transfer dough to a star-tipped piping bag.

stand mixer, piping bag

4 eggs

Step 3

Churros with chocolate sauce

Roughly chop chocolate. Add cream, sugar, and vanilla bean seeds to a small saucepan and cook over medium heat for approx. 3 – 5 min. Then add in chocolate and stir thoroughly until dissolved.

small saucepan, cutting board, knife

50 ml cream / 50 g sugar / 0.5 vanilla bean / 100 g dark chocolate

Step 4

Churros with chocolate sauce

Heat up some vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat and pipe strips of dough into pan and cook until both sides are golden brown. Then transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to dry. Garnish with cinnamon and sugar and serve with warm chocolate sauce.

large frying pan, paper towels

vegetable oil for frying / cinnamon and sugar for garnish