Baked Churros (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

by | Updated: September 17th, 2021

Feed your soul with churros, the Mexican street food synonymous with comfort. These long, sweet sticks of dough are typically fried, sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, then drizzled with chocolate or caramel sauce. Here is a baked churro recipe that also happens to be vegan and gluten-free, but they still deliver a satisfying crunch. If it’s an inside kind of day, make hot chocolate with a side of baked churros for the ultimate comfort-food experience.

A Short Churro Dipped in Chocolate Sits on a Bowl of Chocolate Dipping Sauce Next to a Bowl of Cinnamon-Sugar to Represent a Baked Churro Recipe | Vitacost.com/Blog

A Short Churro Dipped in Chocolate Sits on a Bowl of Chocolate Dipping Sauce Next to a Bowl of Cinnamon-Sugar to Represent a Baked Churro Recipe | Vitacost.com/Blog
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Baked Churros (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 30
Calories 96 kcal
Author Pau D'Elia

Ingredients

Cinnamon-Sugar

Chocolate Sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare tray with greased parchment paper.
  2. In small bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In large bowl, mix coconut oil, vanilla and sugar.
  4. Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients and mix well.
  5. Add milk in small amounts and mix until batter is soft but firm enough to pipe.
  6. Transfer batter into piping bag with ¼-inch closed star tip.
  7. Pipe batter into 3-½ inch lengths onto baking tray.
  8. Bake 10-12 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle cinnamon-sugar over hot churros.
  10. To make chocolate sauce, heat chocolate chips in microwave-safe container for 30-second increments. Stir and continue until chocolate is melted.

Recipe Notes

  • The ¼-inch star pastry tip gives churros their signature grooved surface, yielding churros about ¾-inch in diameter.
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Nutrition Facts
Baked Churros (Gluten-Free & Vegan)
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 74mg2%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 16IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.