I was scrolling through my social media page and found a post about churros, and that triggered my quarantine baking senses. Technically, we don’t bake it but you get the point lol. Here is how to make red velvet churros.
Churros are usually dusted with sugar and cinnamon, and sided with a chocolate dip. For our red velvet churros, we are going to side it with sweet cream cheese.
Sounds yummy right? so lets start!
For Red Velvet Churros :
- ½ cup Flour
- 1.8 grams of Cocoa Powder
- 1 pinch of Baking Powder
- 200 ml water
- 1⁄3 cup of white sugar
- 30 grams of unsalted butter
- Red Food Coloring
- 1 Raw Egg
- 1 piping Bag
- ½ kl. Vegetable Oil
For Sweet Cream Cheese Dip :
- 1⁄4 cup of Confectioners Sugar
- 1⁄3 cup of Cream Cheese
- 3 tbsp. Milk
Time needed: 30 minutes.
- Sift ½ cup Flour
In a large mixing bowl, sift ½ cup Flour using a kitchen strainer
- Add Cocoa Powder and Baking Powder
Add 1.8 grams of Cocoa Powder and a pinch of Baking powder into the mixing bowl. Mix this and set aside.
- Bring water, sugar, red food coloring, and butter to boil
In a medium heat pan, bring 200 ml water, 1⁄3 cup of white sugar, a few drops of red food coloring, and 30 grams butter to boil. Mix until all components are dissolved.
- Add the mixture to the pan
Add your dry ingredients to the pan. Mix until all ingredients are incorporated.
- Add Egg
Remove mixture from the heat and add 1 raw egg. mix well until the mixture has a doughy texture.
- Fill piping Bag with the dough
Put the dough into a Piping bag with a big star tip. Set Aside
- Heat Vegetable Oil into a pan.
Heat the vegetable oil in a pot over medium-high heat. let it simmer.
- Pipe the dough into the boiling oil
Slowly pipe the dough into the boiling oil. pipe at lease 4-5 inches, let it fry for at least 5 minutes.
- Sprinkle Sugar
Remove churros from the oil, dry it on a paper towel and sprinkle some sugar.
- Preparing the Creamy Dip
On a large bowl, mix 1⁄4 cup of Confectioners Sugar, 1⁄3 cup of Cream Cheese, and 3 tbsp of Milk. Mix until all dry ingredients are dissolved.
- Serve and Enjoy!
You may drizzle the Creamy dip to red velvet churros.