Sunday, April 28, 2013

Churros & Chocolate Donut Holes

If there is one thing I know about myself is that I heart sweets....... in all forms!



The dulce tenderness of a shiny round glazed doughnuts,

soft & fluffy chocolate chip cookies spiked with sweet chunks of chocolate chips,


a huge hunk of deep dark chocolate cake with smooth & creamy chocolate icing so thick it's practically cemented to the cake!


As much as I try to control my "sweet boca (mouth), yes I said mouth, instead of  "sweet tooth" because my addiction to yummy surpasses just my little old tooth!) 



My need for sweet is a desire I can't tame, and right now the thoughts of cinnamon & sugar have been sprinkling mis dias! 

And since mi amor is to share all my sugar-coated dreams with you, I present you with another way to love a Churro!


P.S...remember that Churro Funnel Cake recipe that I just posted, remember when I promised you another recipe for that extra Churro Dough?....Well here it is!


                                                                             
Ingredients

Churro Dough

1 cinnamon stick
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into cubes
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup flour
4 eggs
vegetable oil, for frying
 
 
Churro Topping & Chocolate Stuffing
 
2 cups granulated sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
 
 
Vamos a la cocina! ( remember you can use this recipe or a boxed mix like this one.
 
 Directions

1.For the churro dough: Heat 2 inches oil to 350 degrees F in a wide 3 1/2 to 4-quart heavy pot over high heat. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine 1 cup water and the cinnamon stick and bring to a boil. Discard the cinnamon stick. Add the butter, sugar and salt and stir until the sugar dissolves and the butter melts.

2.Turn off the heat. Using a wooden spoon, quickly stir in the flour until it is well combined and a shiny dough forms. Return the pan to medium-heat and cook the dough, stirring, until it starts to pull away from the sides of pan, about 2 minutes.

3.Transfer the dough to a medium bowl and let cool, about 5 minutes. Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time, stirring vigorously after each addition, until the egg is completely incorporated (the dough will be sticky.)

4. Pull of 1-inch pieces of dough and stuff them with the chocolate chips. I used about 6-7 chips and was able to cover them completely in dough. It's important that the chocolate chips be completely covered or they will ooze out as soon as they touch the grease. Fry the churro donuts, 6 at a time, turning occasionally, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

For the cinnamon sugar topping: Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a shallow bowl.
Roll the churro donuts in cinnamon-sugar while they are still hot. It's best to eat them immediately while the chocolate stuffing is still nice and warm.

Grab a great big glass of cold leche and Disfrutalo! ( Enjoy It)


 


15 comments:

Jeni IGOTTHISMARTHA said...

These sound amazing! I wish I had one right now!

chica chocolatina said...

Thank you!

Cindy Jamieson said...

Wow, these look fabulous!! Thank you for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday!

A to Zebra Celebrations said...

What a fabulous blog!!! I love the name. New visitor. I invite you to link to my party every week- http://atozebracelebrations.com/2013/04/tuesday-link-party-5.html
Nancy

buttons said...

Oh my goodness, yum! I have never attempted donuts or donut holes of any sort, but I just might have to for these, I LOVE churros!

Cheers!
Buttons
The Hot Toddies of Washington

Rita said...

These sound so delicious! I wish I had one right now! Thanks for sharing.

Susan Fidler said...

My mouth was watering just looking at the pictures! I'd love for you to come share this on my linking party "Fidlin' Fridays" at Fidlers Under One Roof. http://www.fidlersunderoneroof.com/2013/05/link-party-1.html. I'd love to see your Churros & Chocolate Donut holes! Feel free to link anything else as well!

KC Coake said...

Those look really good and really addictive!
Thanks so much for linking up at the Real Family Fun link party! Hope to see you next week.
KC

Cathy said...

Awesome post!

I would love for you to link up to my TGIF Link Party! Who knows, you just might be featured next week!

http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/2013/05/a-peek-into-my-paradise-tgif-link-party.html

Cathy

Amy @ The Stitchin Mommy said...

Wow these looks so delicious I'm practically drooling! I would love it if you would stop by and share your recipe at my Get Crafty Friday link party. I hope to see you there!

-Amy
www.thestitchinmommy.com

anyonita green said...

These look fabulous :) Such a clever idea! Also, I’d like to invite you to come link up with me at my link party! I’d love it if you could stop by & link up some of your recipes! Here's the link: http://anyonitanibbles.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/Tasty-Tuesdays-8-features-ad.html

Faye Davis said...

I love your churros and chocolate donut holes recipe!
faye

chica chocolatina said...

@Faye, thank you! :)

Ali @ JamHands.net said...

Woot! You have been featured this week at Recipe Sharing Monday! The new link party is up and I'd love to see you back. Have a great week. :)

chica chocolatina said...

@ Ali Woo Hoo! Thanks so much!

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