Double Churros Breakfast

Double churros breakfast sounds like a sin in a nutrition book. I accidentally did make it happen.

Whenever I visit my parents, my mum and I must go out for a churros breakfast on one of the mornings of my stay. It’s turned into a tradition now. This summer our churros breakfast tradition went a little overboard and turned into a double churros and porras ceremony.

In the town where my parents live, the best place to have churros is from a small churros making shop. You take your churros, in a paper cone, and bring it next door to a café and enjoy it there with some thick hot chocolate, or with coffee if you feel you must be on a diet…

Mr. Churros

Churros swirl

Churros, Spain

However, apparently now the café had been sold so a few changes had taken place. We bought our delicious churros in the paper cone, took it next door and ordered some hot chocolate, as usual. Then we realised that there were new signs saying that they now also serve churros and porras. No wonder the waitress was eyeing me quite nastily. Porras are similar to churros but they are thicker. Yes, we decided to order a round of porras too!


Chocolate for a churros and porras breakfast

The truth is that I’m actually quite dismayed at the fact that the café now serves churros and porras. The previous set up was also a very nice Andalusian “small town” thing, where you got to make conversation with the town folk in the queue of the churros shop. At the same time, the owner of the churros shop did tell me he opened another one with his son in another part of the town, so things can’t be that bad.

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    1. Sofia 2013-09-16 at 22:19

      You must whenever you can!

  1. Guillermina Bósquez Stover 2013-09-15 at 15:36

    I tried churros when we lived in Spain. And discovered they’re not sweet! So in 2007 when my son and I traveled to Spain, we went to 2 different places for churros in Málaga. My son didn’t want to drink the thick, dark Spanish chocolate(he doesn’t care for hot drinks)–until he tasted my cup–he loved it! Spanish hot chocolate reminds me of the Mexican “atole de champurrado,” a masa drink with corn meal used to make corn tortillas. (Don’t confuse this with the cornmeal to make corn bread!) I discovered later that Spanish hot chocolate has cornstarch, similar to Maizena. Great!

    1. Sofia 2013-09-16 at 22:33

      Aha! Thats why we sprinkle sugar on them! The Spanish thick hot chocolate for the churros is wonderful, it could not be possible that he wouldn’t like it. xx

  2. pianolearner 2013-09-15 at 18:07

    Hey if that’s a sin then I’d like to be very naughty!

    1. Sofia 2013-09-16 at 22:24

      I did it and it was great! (I wasn’t up to having lunch later though…)

    1. Sofia 2013-09-16 at 22:23

      Luckily I don’t count them! 🙂

  3. apartmentwife 2013-09-15 at 23:58

    ohmygoodness. this needs to happen. i’ll just run a 5k and then fill up on endless double churros. looks so good!

    1. Sofia 2013-09-16 at 22:25

      Haha! Two days before I did Paris on a bicycle, so I suppose that was like running 5k for me 🙂

  4. Jess 2013-09-16 at 05:44

    sounds like a fun breakfast- at least the way it used to be as you described. very quaint. both looked delicious, however!

    1. Sofia 2013-09-16 at 22:31

      Quaint? Very filling! 🙂

      1. Jess 2013-09-17 at 01:51

        the establishments sounded quaint, lol. the food sounds wonderful! i want a churro!

  5. eleieleika 2013-09-17 at 11:24

    Can’t wait till the next “churros and porras breakfast”. Un besito …..

    1. Sofia 2013-09-17 at 21:30

      Neither can I! Besitos

  6. dedy oktavianus pardede 2013-09-17 at 17:49

    this is called roti akar kelapa or coconut root bread in indonesia because it’s looks a like coconut root…..
    we used to dipped it in a hot coffee or tea here

    1. Sofia 2013-09-17 at 23:02

      Does it have coconut root? Because churros and porras don’t…

  7. Tala Ghalayini 2013-09-18 at 12:13

    this is enough reason for me to just fly over! hahaha

    1. Sofia 2013-09-18 at 21:56

      That is a MUST when you come to Spain! 🙂

  8. Purely.. Kay 2013-09-18 at 16:38

    Oh my goodness.. as soon as I saw these churros, my mouth started to water and I immediately wanted one. These look absolutely amazing and so fresh. LOVE IT.

  9. LFFL 2013-09-19 at 12:08

    The churros look great. I love eating churros.

  10. Marie 2013-09-26 at 21:31

    Hey Sofia! How are you doing? These churros look amazing and very testy!!! I haven’t heard from you lately so I hope you’re well! I wanted to write to you before but didn’t manage to find a second :/
    I just wanted to tell you that my blog had moved to this address –>
    And as you’ve always been one of my most faithful readers, I thought you might be interested 🙂
    All the best,

    1. Sofia 2013-09-26 at 21:33

      Hi Marie! No wonder I hadn’t seen you in a while. I’ve opened it and am going to put you in my bookmarks right now. Your new blog design is incredibly cute!!! xxx

  11. Shanna Koenigsdorf Ward 2013-10-14 at 01:51

    Fond memories of churros dipped in velvety, dark melted chocolate. Beautiful photos and anecdote about your tradition with your mum. I love that you enjoy connecting with the folks who give you delicious food when you’re out. 🙂

  12. Amanda 2014-06-18 at 17:34

    Great photos. I never knew what a porra was. Sigh! I want to go back!


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