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Ice Cream Churro Sandwiches

Homemade Crispy Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches

Homemade Churro SandwichesAre you ready for an affordable, sweet treat sure to please the entire family? This is a great option for a hot summer day when the whole family has a big sweet tooth. Everyone can get involved in the cooking/preparation process too, which makes this recipe a family bonding experience. Quality time is hard to come by sometimes, so why not take the time to make life a little sweeter with the people you love? Churros can be a family favorite because you can use many different toppings besides just ice cream. What about chocolate chips? How about some butterscotch? You like strawberry syrup or chocolate sauce? Peanuts? Get creative and your family will love it. Creating a beautiful topping bar for the churros will make you the family hero. 

1 cup water
2 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 quarts oil for frying
1/2 cup white sugar, or to taste
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

 

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar, salt and 2 tablespoons vegetable oil. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Stir in flour until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Heat oil for frying in deep-fryer or deep skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Pipe strips of dough into spatula in spiral shapes using a pastry bag, then carefully place into the hot oil. Fry until golden; drain on paper towels.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup sugar and cinnamon. Cover drained churros in cinnamon and sugar mixture.
  4. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to the center of one fresh one of the churros and then top the ice cream with another churro.

Now, you should be all ready to eat your homemade crispy churro ice cream sandwiches! Your family will love you and your taste buds will thank you, we promise! Need any tips, help or more ideas? Comment below with your questions or share one of your favorite summer recipes with us.

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