Crispy Golden Churro Nuggets with Silky Chocolate Sauce


Indulge in the magical world of sweet treats with our Crispy Golden Churro Nuggets paired with a Silky Chocolate Sauce. This heavenly combination takes the traditional Spanish churros to a new level, offering bite-sized delights perfect for any occasion. The churro bites, with their golden, crispy exterior and soft, tender interior, are a dream come true for dessert lovers. Paired with a rich and velvety chocolate sauce, each bite is a perfect balance of textures and flavors.

Crispy Golden Churro Nuggets with Silky Chocolate Sauce

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 6
  • Serving Size: 5-6 churro bites per person

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 280 kcal
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fat: 14g
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Sodium: 180mg


  • Churro Bites:
    • 200 grams (7 ounces) all-purpose flour
    • 50 grams (1.76 ounces) granulated sugar
    • 2 grams (0.07 ounces) salt
    • 240 milliliters (8.45 ounces) water
    • 60 grams (2.12 ounces) unsalted butter
    • 2 large eggs
  • Chocolate Sauce:
    • 100 grams (3.5 ounces) dark chocolate, chopped
    • 150 milliliters (5.07 ounces) heavy cream
    • 30 grams (1 ounce) sugar
  • Coating:
    • 50 grams (1.76 ounces) granulated sugar
    • 5 grams (0.18 ounces) ground cinnamon

Method of Preparation

  1. In a saucepan, combine water, butter, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil.
  2. Add flour and stir vigorously until a smooth dough forms.
  3. Remove from heat, cool slightly, and incorporate eggs one at a time.
  4. Transfer dough to a piping bag with a star nozzle.
  5. Pipe dough into bite-sized pieces on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
  6. Bake at 190°C (375°F) for 15 minutes or until golden.
  7. Heat the cream and sugar in a pan until just simmering.
  8. Pour over chopped chocolate and stir until smooth.
  9. Mix sugar and cinnamon.
  10. Toss warm churro bites in the mixture.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Ensure the churro dough is smooth and free of lumps for the perfect texture.
  • Do not overcrowd the baking tray as churro bites expand while baking.
  • For an extra crispy exterior, consider frying the bites instead of baking.
  • Serve churro bites warm for the best flavor and texture experience.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make the dough in advance?

Yes, the churro dough can be prepared a day ahead and stored in the refrigerator.

Can I use milk chocolate for the sauce?

Absolutely! Feel free to use milk chocolate for a sweeter, creamier dipping sauce.

How long do the churro bites stay fresh?

They are best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days.