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Red Velvet Churros

Take your love for red velvet to the next level with these crispy and delicious red velvet churros that are perfect for a special occasion. The sweet cream cheese filling makes these irresistible.

May 04, 2023
80% would make again
Red Velvet Churros


for 12 churros

  • 2 cups water (480 mL)
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar (50 g)
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (125 g)
  • 1 cup red velvet cake mix (125 g)
  • 2 eggs
  • canola oil, for frying
  • ½ cup sugar (100 g)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 8 oz cream cheese (225 g), softened
  • ½ cup confectioners sugar (60 g)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 286
  • Fat 14g
  • Carbs 36g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 21g
  • Protein 4g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a pot over medium-high heat, bring water, sugar, and butter to a boil.
  2. Add in the flour and the cake mix and stir vigorously until mixture has no streaks.
  3. 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.
  4. Pipe 3 to 4 inches (7-10cm) strips of the dough on a baking sheet. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  5. Heat the canola oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Fry the red velvet churros for about three to four minutes.
  6. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  7. Using a straw, poke a hole through the centers of the churros to hollow out a cavity for the filling.
  8. On a plate, combine the cinnamon and the sugar and mix until it is a uniform color.
  9. Roll the hollowed out churros in the cinnamon sugar.
  10. In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla, stirring until smooth.
  11. Transfer filling into a piping bag with a round tip.
  12. Pipe the filling into the churros and serve.
  13. Enjoy!
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Red Velvet Churros