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Coffee And Bacon Scented ChurrosCoffee And Bacon Scented Churros

Coffee And Bacon Scented Churros


By: Ben D. - Pasadena, CA - 2017 Recipe Contest Submission

"A beautiful combination of coffee with an amazing dessert that everyone loves. Plus, adding a touch of bacon just takes it over the top."

This is a Door County Coffee Fan recipe. It was not made in the kitchen of the Door County Coffee Cafe.
Ingredients:

Featured ingredient: Country Morning Blend Coffee 10 oz Bag Ground

Churros:

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup brewed Door County Country Morning Blend Coffee
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 each cooked bacon strips, chopped
  • 2 ½ quarts oil for frying
Dusting:
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ tablespoons ground cinnamon
Chocolate Coffee Crumble:
  • ½ tablespoon Door County Country Morning Blend Coffee grounds
  • 1 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • ½ tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Instructions:

Preheat

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Churros
  1. In a small sauce pan over medium heat add the water, brewed coffee, sugar ¾ of the bacon and vegetable oil and bring it to a boil
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the flour and mix until a ball is formed
  3. Heat oil in a large pot to 350 degrees and place the dough in a piping bag and pip strips of dough into the oil
  4. Fry until golden brown - then once cooked, remove and lightly pat on a paper towel
  5. In a large bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon. Then toss the churros in the mixture
Chocolate Coffee Crumble:
  1. In a large bowl, place the coffee grounds, cocoa powder and all purpose flour and set aside
  2. In a small sauté pan, melt the butter
  3. Then pour the melted butter over the mixture, and using your hands, mix until evenly combine
  4. Place the mixture onto a baking pan and place into a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes
  5. Once mixture is cooked remove from oven and gently break apart with a spoon
  6. Serve atop a small mound of the crumble and garnish with remaining bacon bits. Optional - serve with raspberry sauce for extra flavor.