Desserts & Breads

Abuelita Churros

Abuelita Churros
Level
Easy
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
15 minutes
Servings
8 servings
Key Ingredients
Ingredients
  • 6 envelopes NESTLÉ ABUELITA Instant Chocolate Drink Mix, divided
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
  • Vegetable oil for frying
Make It
Step 1
Combine 2 envelopes Abuelita and granulated sugar in small bowl. Set aside.
Step 2
Combine powdered sugar, 3 envelopes Abuelita, milk and melted butter in small bowl. Set aside.
Step 3
Combine water, remaining 1 envelope Abuelita, 1/2 cup butter and salt in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat; stir in flour. Beat batter with spoon until smooth and mixture pulls away from side of pan. Cool batter for 5 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in orange extract; cool for 15 minutes.
Step 4
Pour oil to 1-inch depth in large skillet. Heat to frying temperature. Put half of dough in large pastry bag with large star tip. Squeeze dough into oil until you have a ribbon about 7 to 9 inches long, cutting dough from tip of pastry bag with a knife. Fry 3 to 4 ribbons at a time, turning occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining dough. Sprinkle with Abuelita-sugar mixture. Serve warm with sauce.
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