Afternoon Tea Churros Recipe

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Cody Kelley Modified: March 23, 2022
Afternoon Tea Churros Recipe

How To Make Afternoon Tea Churros

Perk up your afternoon with crispy and sweet Spanish treats in this easy churros recipe. It combines flour, sugar, and eggs for tasty fried snacks.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1⅛cupsall purpose flour
  • 1pinchsalt
  • 2tspsugar
  • 1lemon,zested
  • cupsboiling water
  • ½cupbutter
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 3eggs
  • 2cupspeanut oil,or vegetable oil, for frying
  • cupscinnamon sugar,cinnamon and sugar mixed

For Serving:

  • strawberry jam
  • cupsclotted cream


  1. Sift the flour into a large bowl. Add the salt, sugar, and lemon zest and mix to combine.

  2. In a large saucepan, add the boiling water, butter and vanilla. Heat gently until the butter is melted and the mixture is boiling. Turn off the heat and add the flour mixture. Beat quickly until it is lump-free, then let cool for 5 minutes.

  3. Beat in the eggs 1 at a time until the mixture is thick and sticky. Let cool for another 10 to 15 minutes.

  4. Transfer the churro mixture into a piping bag with a wide star nozzle. Heat the oil in a large saucepan until it reaches 350 degrees F.

  5. Pipe the churro mix into the oil, snipping the ends with kitchen shears. Cook 3 to 4 at a time for 5 minutes, or until golden brown.

  6. Drain the churros on paper towels, then coat in a cinnamon-sugar mix.

  7. Serve with strawberry jam and clotted cream for a delicious twist on afternoon tea. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 860.42kcal
  • Fat: 75.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 27.26g
  • Trans Fat: 0.38g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 29.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 15.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 43.92g
  • Fiber: 0.54g
  • Sugar: 32.73g
  • Protein: 4.45g
  • Cholesterol: 153.91mg
  • Sodium: 58.84mg
  • Calcium: 53.49mg
  • Potassium: 89.44mg
  • Iron: 0.96mg
  • Vitamin A: 342.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.43mg
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