Red Velvet Churros

Make your life magical with these fantastic red velvet churros.
Red Velvet Churros

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 cups water
  2. ¼ cup granulated sugar
  3. 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  4. 1 cup all-purpose flour
  5. 1 cup red velvet cake mix
  6. 2 eggs
  7. Canola oil, for frying
  8. ½ cup sugar
  9. 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  10. 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  11. ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  12. 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • 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. 
  • Pipe three to four inches strips of the dough on a baking sheet. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  • 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.