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Churro Cheesecake

This decadent dessert combines two of the best things in life - churros and cheesecake. Enjoy the crunchy cinnamon sugar coating and creamy cheesecake filling all in one bite.

Tasty Team
May 14, 2023
89% would make again
Churro Cheesecake


for 10 servings

  • 1 cup water (240 mL)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup flour (125 g)
  • 3 eggs
  • 8 oz cream cheese (225 g), 2 packs, softened
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 packet unflavored gelatin, dissolved in 1/4 cup (60 ml) cold water
  • 1 cup whipped cream (60 g)
  • sugar, to taste
  • cinnamon, to taste

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 328
  • Fat 17g
  • Carbs 34g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 22g
  • Protein 8g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a saucepan combine water, butter and salt, bring to boil. Add the flour and mix well.
  2. Cook for a few minutes while stirring and remove from heat.
  3. Add the eggs one by one, beating well between each addition.
  4. Transfer the dough to a bag with a nozzle and pipe a large spiral on the base of a springform pan.
  5. Freeze the base until it is firm.
  6. Preheat a large pot of oil to 350˚F (175˚C). Make sure the pot is wide enough for the entire churro base to fit!
  7. Fry the churro base until it is golden brown on both sides.
  8. Transfer it to a plate and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon to taste. Place the churro base in the springform pan and reserve.
  9. For the filling, in a bowl, beat the cream cheese, condensed milk, vanilla and hydrated gelatin until smooth. Then fold in the whipped cream.
  10. Pour the mixture on the churro base and refrigerate for 4 hours or until it is firm. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon to taste.
  11. Enjoy!
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Churro Cheesecake