Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Most Amazing Red Velvet Churros

Make Your Life Magical With These Fantastic Red Velvet Churros...

We've all had the delicious original churro, but we're mixing things up a bit! Try this red velvet alternative, and we dare you to eat just one.

You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup red velvet cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • Canola oil, for frying
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. In a pot over medium-high heat, bring water, sugar, and butter to a boil. Add in the flour and the cake mix and stir vigorously until mixture has no streaks. Remove from heat and add the eggs, stirring until the dough becomes a ball. Transfer dough to a piping bag with a size 9 star tip.
  2. Pipe three to four inches strips of the dough on a baking sheet. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat the canola oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Fry the red velvet churros for about three to four minutes, then remove and drain on paper towels.
  4. Using a straw, poke a hole through the centers of the churros to hollow out a cavity for the filling.
  5. On a plate, combine the cinnamon and the sugar and mix until it is a uniform color. Roll the hollowed out churros in the cinnamon sugar.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla, stirring until smooth. Transfer filling into a piping bag with a round tip and pipe the filling into the churros.
  7. Serve!