Depending on how many guests are to be served, and the health and safety requirements at your venue, you can have either a traditional fried service, or a baked service. This eliminates the need to have deep fat fryers onsite and will be easier to gain approval from site managers.
Traditionally in Spain, they are served with hot chocolate. You can combine them with an hot chocolate cart to provide your guests with a real treat. Delicious finger doughnuts and luxury hot chocolate.
You can choose from Cadbury’s drinking chocolate carts, or luxury Charbonnel Et Walker hot chocolate cart.
You can also combine this with our other catering options to provide a full dessert range.
They are a traditional Spanish and Portuguese snack, although they are also widespread in the Philippines and Ibero-America. As well as countries such as the United States, which have a history of immigration from Spain also. Quite often sold by street vendors.
Also eaten as a breakfast snack dipped in hot chocolate, dulce de leche or champurrado (a chocolate and corn flour based drink).
Like many traditions, the true origins are unclear. One theory is that the Portuguese explorers brought them from China to Europe.
Another story suggests that Spanish shepherds made them to substitute for fresh bakery goods. The paste was easy to make and fry in open fires on the mountains where they spent most of their time.
Whatever their true origins, they are an extremely popular street food and sweet treat in many countries around the globe, having spread from their original Iberian roots.
Originally they were about the size of a breadstick.
In Cuba they are filled with guava.
Often served as a breakfast dish.
They are filled with dulce de leche in some countries.
A single serving contains about 116 calories.
It takes its name from a breed of sheep called, Churro.
A person who makes them is called a Churrero.
In the North of Spain a thicker, version can be found called a porra. In Andalusia they are made much thinner and with a smoother surface.
A pinch of salt
1 Cup all purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 Cup butter
3 Eggs (beaten)
1 Cup water
Nutmeg and Orange zest to taste.
Mix the butter, water and sugar in a large saucepan, over medium heat, add the flour, and flavourings stirring until it forms a ball. Whick in the eggs 1 at a time until it becomes a smooth batter. Use a piping bag to squeeze out and deep fry.
WHERE CAN I HIRE A CHURROS CART NEAR ME;
We can supply a cart anywhere in the U.K.
ARE CHURROS HEALTHY;
If you are worried about your diet, then we offer a lower calorie baked churros instead of our usual deep fried service.
WHAT COMPLEMENTS CHURROS BEST;
Traditionally they are served with hot chocolate.