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The BEST Instant Pot Churro Bites Recipe (With Video)

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Instant Pot Churro Bites are going to rock your world. Call them churro bites or churro muffins, either way, this cinnamony-sugary mix will melt in your mouth.

So fluffy, light, and absolutely decadent down to the last crumb. This is a fantastic instant pot egg bites mold recipe to consider making.

churro muffins

While these are not the famous Disneyland Churros (try Disney’s churro toffee), they will satisfy that craving while you can’t get to your favorite destination. Try my air fryer churros, they are INCREDIBLE!

Why You Will Enjoy These Churro Bites…

  • Easy Ingredients
  • Quickly whips up
  • Pressure cooks for a hands-off cooking
  • Delicious dessert rolled in cinnamon and sugar coating
  • Easy churro recipe
how to make churro bites

Ingredients Needed

  • Butter
  • Brown Sugar
  • Flour
  • Cinnamon
  • Milk
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt

How To Make

Step 1: Start by adding your butter and brown sugar to a bowl. Mix it up and then add in the cinnamon, milk, flour, baking powder, and salt. Whip it up without overmixing the batter.

If you overmix it will make the batter dense as it cooks in the pressure cooker. Spoon batter into a greased egg bite mold, and then cover. I have the egg bite mold with the silicone lid. If yours is plastic use aluminum foil as the plastic will melt.

Pressure cook on high for 12 minutes with a 5-minute natural release. Remove your churro muffins, and roll in cinnamon and sugar and then dive in!

Can I Double This Churro Muffin Recipe

Yes! If you have more egg bite molds, just stack them up and cook as directed. The time will stay the same, or if you are a little concerned you can add 1-2 minutes extra.

The bites don’t rise too much so they will be safe to stack right on top of each other. Just make sure to cover each egg bite mold.

Instant Pot Dessert Bites

These Instant Pot Dessert Bites are such a dream. Best of all they make 7 churro dessert bites for you to whip up for that late-night snack attack.

It is best to serve these warm, as they have the best texture and moist factor when eaten fresh.

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How To Prevent Churro Muffins From Sticking In Silicone Mold

Spritz cooking spray into each hole of the mold before you pour your churro batter in. It will make popping these mini muffins right out of the mold with little to no effort.

I just flipped them over with lid on bottom, and then pushed my finger on the bottom of each to release. Then I lifted up and the muffins were all out.

This truly is an easy churro bites recipe that takes minimal effort.

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Do You Roll In Butter Before Cinnamon Sugar Mix

No, I didn’t. I wanted to make them less greasy on how they feel so I took the warm bites and rolled them in the cinnamon-sugar mixture.

If you would prefer to dip in butter first, followed by the sugar mix, go right ahead.

What To Serve With Churros

Mexican churros tend to be eaten alone, dipped in chocolate sauce, warm caramel sauce or served along with a hot chocolate or even coffee.

I tend to just eat them plain, cause they are so addictive that way. I also have done dulce de leche and dipped and that was a sinfully delicious dessert.

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How to Store Leftover Bites

If you have leftovers, you will want to allow your bites to fully cool. Then place in an airtight container or sealable bag, and store for 2-4 days on the counter.

These are best fresh, and you might want to toss them in the microwave for a few seconds to warm them up and give them that fresh take. These churro mini muffins will dry out fast.

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Can You Freeze Homemade Churro Mini Muffins

If you want to freeze these bites, I recommend leaving the cinnamon and sugar topping off, and freeze just the mini muffins.

Then once you pull from the freezer and they are thawed, dip in butter and roll in the cinnamon and sugar mix. This will help them from getting too soggy in the freezer.

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Instant Pot Churro Bites - Churro Muffins

Yield: 7 churro bites
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes

Instant Pot Churro Bites is a fun twist on your favorite Mexican churro recipe. A mini churro muffin that is rolled in cinnamon and sugar. Fluffy, light and loaded with incredible flavor. The ultimate Instant Pot dessert recipe to whip up.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup melted butter (unsalted)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk or milk alternative
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • dash of salt

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. First, you want to start by adding 1 cup of water into your pressure cooker pot. Then spritz your egg bite mold with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl add in your butter and brown sugar. Mix it up until smooth and blended.
  3. Add in your cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Stir and slowly pour in your milk.
  4. Now you will slowly add in flour. Make sure to not overmix the batter as it will make the churro bites dense if you do.
  5. Once mixed, scoop into greased egg bite molds. Cover with your silicone lid or cover with aluminum foil. This will prevent condensation from getting on your bites.
  6. Use a trivet or silicone sling and place it in the Instant Pot with the water. Cook on high pressure for 12 minutes with a 5-minute natural release.
  7. Release the leftover pressure, and carefully remove the egg bite mold.
  8. Flip the egg bite mold upside down and remove all your mini churro muffins.
  9. In a bowl mix up your cinnamon and sugar topping, and roll each warm churro bite in the mix.
  10. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce or eat plain. These Instant Pot churro bites are so easy, and a quick and easy dessert.

Notes

You can double the recipe if you want, by stacking two egg bite molds on top of each other.

If you find the cinnamon sugar mixture is not sticking, dip in melted butter and then roll in the mixture.

If you roll the churro muffin bites fresh from Instant Pot they are warm enough the sugar sticks easily.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 7 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 279Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 191mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 1gSugar: 28gProtein: 4g
instant pot churro bites

Katie

Thursday 22nd of April 2021

I've made 2 batches, one this recipe and one another recipe. The first recipe (not this one) all but two churros split in half in the mold..... I had spooned the batter into the molds so figure that was the issue (maybe a little air bubble between spoonful). Then I made this recipe and piped the dough into the mold, only one of them split and I think it's because I only filled it part ways and added more to it. Has anyone else come across this issue?

Katie

Thursday 22nd of April 2021

@Kelsey, thanks for the reply!

The taste was certainly good. I'll try reducing the cook time a bit.

Kelsey

Thursday 22nd of April 2021

The splitting makes me think it is being overcooked a bit or too much dry being mixed in. All pressure cookers heat slightly different at times, so maybe reduce the time by a minute or two and see if it helps. Sorry, you had issues splitting. I hope you still enjoyed the taste!

Nina

Sunday 23rd of August 2020

Followed the recipe exactly. Used 8 quart duo nova (1 1/2 water). Outside looked good but inside was doughy. Popped in oven but did not solve the issue. Colour looked darker than picture.

Kelsey

Monday 24th of August 2020

I wish I knew what to tell you, I have made these as well as so many and turned out great. I am sorry yours didn't turn out.

Nichole

Saturday 4th of July 2020

Mine weren’t great. Very dense and doughy in the center. I think I can see potential though! I ended up putting a couple in the oven to try to continue to bake them which didn’t completely solve the issue but we ate them anyway

Kelsey

Monday 6th of July 2020

I am sorry they didn't turn out. I have made them so many times with no issues, sorry they didn't work out for you. You might have overmixed for the dense, as for the doughy. Did you make sure to cover them tightly to ensure no condensation could get in? Sorry they didn't work well for you.

Caroline

Saturday 16th of May 2020

Just tried these today. So good! Thank you!

Christie

Saturday 11th of April 2020

I don't have an instant pot, could you make in the oven?

Kelsey

Sunday 12th of April 2020

Yes you sure can. Just use a mini muffin pan and do 350 degrees and cook for 5-10 minutes or until each mini muffin is cooked. Then roll in the cinnamon sugar as directed!

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