Baked Red Velvet Churros Recipe

Baked Red Velvet Churros Recipe

How To Make Best Baked Red Velvet Churros

The subtle chocolate sweetness of this red velvet churros recipe has a soft inside with a crispy exterior. Your churros can’t get any better than this!

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



  • 1cupflourall-purpose
  • 2tspcocoa powderunsweetened
  • cupbutterreduced-fat
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1cupwater
  • ¼cupbrown sugar
  • 2tspred food coloring
  • ½tspsalt
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • 1pclarge egg
  • ¼cupcaster sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 390 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the flour, and cocoa powder. Set aside.

  3. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and oil together. Add the water, brown sugar, food coloring, and salt; bring to a boil for 5 minutes, mixing occasionally.

  4. Add the flour/cocoa powder mixture to the liquid, stirring with a large wooden spoon until well blended.

  5. Take off heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes, or until just warm to the touch. Add the vanilla and egg and quickly beat until completely incorporated.

  6. Spoon dough into a strong double-lined pastry bag with a large star tip nozzle (or use a cookie press).

  7. Squeeze dough onto a prepared baking sheet in 4-inch length strips, with 1-inch between each churro to allow to expand.

  8. Bake for 10 minutes or until crispy to the touch. Reduce oven temperature down to 350 degrees F, and bake for an additional 7 to 10 minutes to allow the centers to set.

  9. Remove from the oven and coat in sugar immediately.

  10. Serve with Nutella or melted chocolate.


  • Calories: 2943.45kcal
  • Fat: 185.05g
  • Saturated Fat: 116.77g
  • Trans Fat: 7.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 48.32g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 337.06g
  • Fiber: 0.13g
  • Sugar: 332.46g
  • Protein: 2.66g
  • Cholesterol: 493.22mg
  • Sodium: 1341.07mg
  • Calcium: 179.19mg
  • Potassium: 258.76mg
  • Iron: 1.26mg
  • Vitamin A: 1554.90µg
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