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Easy Churro Inspired Desserts


Churros lovers, this post is for you!  The very best part is that each of these easy churro inspired desserts is simple to make.  Plus, they are loaded with all of the flavors you expect from a traditional Churro.  Whether you want delicious recipes for Cinco de Mayo or any other day of the year, I am confident that one of these recipes will fit perfectly. 

A collage of 4 churro inspired recipes.
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What are Churros

Traditionally churro desserts are made from a choux pastry dough, are deep fried with ridges and are coated in cinnamon sugar.

The recipes I am sharing today are inspired by churros. Each one has the iconic cinnamon sugar outside but none of them are fried. From cake, cookies, bars and cheesecake, this list has you covered.

The Best Churro Inspired Desserts

These churro inspired desserts are all simple, delicious and perfect to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or any day of the year.

What goes Best with churros

Churro desserts are wonderful all on their own but serving it with something can take them to the next level.  Here are some wonderful ideas of what to serve with these Churro Desserts!

  • Nutella: Chocolate hazelnut spread can add a wonderful flavor and is perfect for drizzling over any kind of Churro recipe, especially if you are a chocolate lover!
  • Salted Caramel: Adding an element with a bit of salt can help offset the sweetness.  Salted caramel is perfect for dipping or drizzling.
  • Ice Cream: What could be better than cold and creamy ice cream to serve with a warm cinnamon dessert.  The contrast of textures is phenomenal.
  • Whipped Cream: Whether you make it yourself or purchase whipped topping from the store, it pairs great with Churros.  Add a spoonful and elevate any dessert.
  • Chocolate Syrup: Easy churro inspired desserts were made for chocolate!  Use chocolate syrup to drizzle or drip on them and take them to the next level of awesome.

How to Store your Churro Desserts

All of the Easy Churro Desserts above should be stored either at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 3 days.  Refrigerate the desserts and get a couple extra days of freshness.

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