Since watching the Great British Bake Off, I remembered Continue reading “Home Made Bagels”
8:1 1 – Wash up 😦
8:24 – Fill a mug with icing sugar and boil the kettle.
8:25 – Remove cakes from oven and onto a cooling rack.
8:26 – Pour hot water into the mug (a teaspoon at a time) to make up icing to ‘slightly runny’, then add a little food colouring.
8:29 – Add icing to cakes (reserve one to make crumbs) then sprinkle the cake crumbs on top.
8:30 – Box the cakes and run for the train! Or just chill
- 1/3 cup of butter
- 2/3 cup of water
- pinch of salt
- 1 + 1/2 cups of flour
- 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
- 3 eggs beaten
- quite a bit of oil for frying
- 1 cup of sugar
- 2 tblsp of ground cinnamon
- Pour your oil into a pan for frying, or if you have a deep fat fryer use that. Line a baking tray with kitchen roll for draining.
- Mix the sugar and cinnamon for coating and place in a deep dish/ plate. Also assemble a large piping bag with a star nozzle.
- Place the butter and water in a medium-sized pan and boil till mixed. In a heat proof bowl, place the salt, flour and 1/2 tsp cinnamon.
- Pour the butter/water into the bowl and with a hand mixer combine them to a dough.
- Add the eggs and wisk until smooth.
- Heat the oil to 350 degrees (if you don’t have a food thermometer, like me, just throw in a cube of bread, if it browns its good, if it burns it’s too hot, if it doent sizzle it’s too cold.)
- Be ready to drain the churros on your baking tray and remember this is a runny dough, so when you’re not using the piping bag rest it in a glass or hold it in your hand upside down, just don’t let it run!
- Pipe the dough into the oil whatever shape/length you want. When you see the edges become golden turn the dough until all golden/brown.
- Quickly remove from pan onto the tray.
- Repeat until all the dough is used.
- Roll the warm churros in the coating until completely covered.