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Double-Almond Churro Balls

Double-Almond Churro Balls
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 70
Like churros? Taste this fantastic Spanish-heritage delicacy mixed with aromatic almonds.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil for deep-frying
  • 3 1/2 cups Bisquick™ Original baking mix
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Directions

  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, place 2 inches of vegetable oil. Heat over medium-high heat until deep-fry thermometer reads 375°F. Place 1/4 cup sugar in paper or food-storage plastic bag; set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together Bisquick mix, 1 tablespoon sugar and the ground almonds. In small bowl, mix water and almond extract. Stir into dry ingredients until soft dough forms.
  • 3
    To make churros, use freezer plastic bag with 1-inch hole cut in 1 bottom corner or a decorating bag with 1-inch hole. Working in batches, spoon dough into bag; seal bag (twist or fold top of decorating bag).
  • 4
    Holding bag with one hand and carefully cutting dough with scissors, drop dough by 1 1/2-inch pieces into hot oil. Fry each piece (will become a ball) 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes, turning once, until center is fully cooked and balls are golden brown.
  • 5
    Place churro balls in bag with sugar; shake to coat. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Serve with Mexican-style hot chocolate.
  • Do you have a preference in color? what about pink or blue colored sugar churro balls? fantastic for a birthday celebration.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Churro Ball
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Like churros? Taste this fantastic Spanish-heritage delicacy mixed with aromatic almonds.
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