Five Minute Cinnamon Twists/Churros

  • U Serves 4 People
  • P Prep: 00:05
  • P Cook: 00:03
Five Minute Cinnamon Twists/Churros

Nutritional Facts

per 1 serving size (Recipe makes 4 servings)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 245

Calories from Fat 41

% Daily Values*

Total Fat 4.61


Saturated Fat 0.60


Polyunsaturated Fat 0.50

Monounsaturated Fat 2.69

Cholesterol 0.00


Sodium 221.53


Potassium 358.68

Total Carbohydrate 45.08


Dietary Fiber 5.65


Sugars 24.34

Protein 9.64

Vitamin A 1.25%

Vitamin C 2.23%

Calcium 10.60%

Iron 6.93%

* Nutritional Values are estimated and may vary

³ Description

If you love cinnamon twists and churros you'll love this recipe. These are a soft version that can be made in 5-10 minutes and they're vegan! They are filled with a cinnamon, date caramel mixture, cooked, sprinkled with coconut sugar, then dipped in a chocolate or vanilla icing.

² Ingredients

  •  1/2 cup, mashed Cooked Pumpkin (from Canned)
  •  0.3 tbsp Cinnamon
  •  1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  •  1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  •  5 date, pitted Medjool Dates
  •  1 tsp Baking Powder (Sodium Aluminum Sulfate, Double Acting)
  •  3 serving (serving = 1 tsp) Madhava Coconut Sugar
  •  3 serving (serving = 1/4 cup) Gold Medal Whole Wheat Flour
  •  1 serving (serving = 1 scoop) Quest Peanut Butter Protein Powder

q Directions

5 minute cinnamon twists/churros
Makes 4-5

- 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon

- couple tbsp date caramel + cinnamon
- Optional 1/2 scoop quest vanilla protein powder

- coconut sugar

Dipping sauce (not included in nutrition)
- Chocolate sauce: baking cocoa + water + sweetener or melted chocolate
- Vanilla icing: 1/2 scoop quest vanilla protein powder + water

Combine first 6 ingredients and mix well until a dough forms.
Separate dough into 2 equal pieces. Using a rolling pin or even a drinking glass roll out both doughs into rectangles. Make sure they are both the same length and width.
If using the protein powder, mix with the date caramel until smooth. On one of the rectangles spread some date caramel and cinnamon.
Place the other rectangle of dough on top of the piece with the cinnamon date caramel mixture. Cut dough into thin strips. Carefully twist the strips and place on a large plate.
Microwave 2-3 minutes until fully cooked. Sprinkle with coconut sugar. Dip in chocolate sauce (baking cocoa + water + sweetener), melted chocolate, or a vanilla icing (quest protein powder + water) and enjoy!

Recipe Provided by @f00dventures

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