Kevin's Air Fryer Churros With Chocolate Sauce


Air Fryer Churros are a great alternative for a delicious treat without the excess of oil!

The recipe can be doubled or tripled and baked in batches. A delicious hot chocolate or chocolate sauce is the ideal side to be served with.

2 people 20 minutes 10 minutes


  • 40 g Butter (cut into cubes)
  • 1 tbsp Caster Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Caster Sugar
  • 50 g Caster Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 50 ml Cream
  • 1 - Egg
  • 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 200 ml Milk
  • 65 g Plain Flour
  • 100 g SuperValu Dark Chocolate (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 120 ml Water


  1. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and spray some oil.
  2. In a saucepan, place the water, butter, caster sugar and vanilla extract.
  3. Bring to the boil and immediately add the flour. Remove from the heat and stir the flour until the mixture comes together and has the texture of a smooth ball.
  4. Transfer the dough to a bowl. Beat in the egg until the dough comes together and smooth.
  5. Fill a large piping bag fitted with a large star-shaped tip.
  6. Pipe the churros onto the greased basket into 6cm lengths, cut end with scissors if needed, leaving about 2-3 mm space between churros.
  7. Preheat the air fryer to 180˚C.
  8. Spray some oil over the churros. Air fry for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
  9. In the meantime, in a shallow bowl, combine leftover caster sugar and cinnamon.
  10. Next, prepare the hot chocolate dipping sauce. In a saucepan, bring the milk, cream, 1 tbsp caster sugar and ½ tsp cinnamon to the boil.
  11. Remove from the heat, and stir in the chopped chocolate until smooth, adding extra milk to reach a lightly coating consistency. Put to one side, keeping warm and covered.
  12. Immediately transfer baked churros to the bowl with the sugar mixture and toss to coat.
  13. Serve warm with the warm chocolate sauce.
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