Instant Pot Churro Bites

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5 from 1 vote
Instant Pot Churro Bites are a quick, tasty snack to have on movie night, game night or whenever you want a scrumptious treat.
Prep: 4 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 24 minutes
4 Instant Pot Churro Bites on a white plate

Instant Pot Churro Bites are a quick, tasty snack to have on movie night, game night or whenever you want a scrumptious treat.

4 Instant Pot Churro Bites on a white plate

These Churro Bites remind me of Disney World. Do you ever associate a food you love with the first time you had it? I do. Therefore, everytime I eat churros, it brings me a little extra happiness. My churro bites will definitely bring your family happiness and smiles.

Who invented Churros? Here is the history.

  • 30 Minute Treat: The recipe can be made in less than 30 minutes and almost all is cooking time.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry.
  • Family Friendly: A family favorite and so simple to make the kids can help.

What You Need to Make Instant Pot Churro Bites

Measuring cups and spoons with flour, sugars, butter and ingredients to make churro bites

Ingredients

  • light brown sugar
  • butter
  • cinnamon
  • whole milk
  • baking powder
  • flour
  • salt
  • sugar

Equipment

How to Make Homemade Churros   – Step by Step

Mix ingredients in a bowl, finished mix in a bowl and bites in the mold for churro bites
  • Make Batter: First, in a bowl, mix the light brown sugar, melted butter, cinnamon and milk until completely mixed and next, stir in flour, salt and baking powder until mixed.
  • Coat: Second, coat molds lightly with oil.
  • Fill: Fill mold until almost full and leave some room for the batter to rise.
  • Cover: Next, cover egg molds with foil, stack egg molds on trivet and next add a cup of water to the instant pot.
Churro bites in a mold, wrapped in an instant pot, the cinnamon sugar mix in a bowl and a ball rolled in the mix
  • Cook: Then pressure cook on high for 11 minutes. Allow the instant pot to naturally release pressure for ten minutes then quick release.
  • Pop Out: Remove molds and pop out the churro bites.
  • Toss: Meanwhile, mix the cinnamon and sugar together and finally, toss the bites in mixture until fully coated.
Churro dipped in chocolate

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Common Questions About Churro Bites

HOW DO I STORE THIS RECIPE?

Store in an airtight container for up to a week but honestly they are best when they are warm and hot.

THIS RECIPE BE HALVED OR DOUBLED?

Definitely, the more the better with this recipe, however, if you have a small family they can be halved,

MAKE AHEAD OF TIME?

Of course, you can make the batter ahead of time and then cook the churro bites when you are ready.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH RECIPE?

I love to serve them with chocolate sauce, however, you can use caramel sauce, or even maple syrup. Flavored cream cheese spreads or even cream cheese icing.

CAN I FRY THE CHURRO BITES?

Sure you can, however, I like this method because they are healthier and I do not have to watch them as much.

Shot from the top of 4 churro bites on a white dish

Expert Tips for Making Churros

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Make them for game day! Watch them disappear.
  • Spice: Try a little vanilla or even a little spice if you dare.
  • Fruit: Serve with a little lemon curd or fruit spread.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Yes, they can be baked or fried.

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4 Instant Pot Churro Bites on a white plate

Instant Pot Churro Bites

5 from 1 vote
Instant Pot Churro Bites are a quick, tasty snack to have on movie night, game night or whenever you want a scrumptious treat.
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Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 24 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Coating:
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • In a bowl, mix the light brown sugar, melted butter, cinnamon and milk until completely mixed.
  • Stir in flour, salt and baking powder until completely mixed and batter is thick.
  • Spray paper towel with cooking oil. Coat egg molds until lightly coated.
  • Spoon in batter evenly distributed in all egg mold cups until almost full. Leave some room for the batter to rise.
  • Cover egg molds with foil, stack egg molds on trivet and add a cup of water to the instant pot.
  • Close instant pot lid and set the pressure valve close. Pressure cook on high for 11 minutes. Allow the instant pot to naturally release pressure for ten minutes then release the pressure valve.
  • Remove egg molds and pop out the churro bites.
  • Mix the cinnamon and sugar together in a bowl, toss the churro bite in sugar cinnamon mix until fully coated

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Make them for game day! Watch them disappear.
  • Spice: Try a little vanilla or even a little spice if you dare.
  • Fruit: Serve with a little lemon curd or fruit spread.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Yes, they can be baked or fried.

    Estimated Nutritional Information

    Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 2mg

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