Coffee and Bacon Scented Churros

Coffee and Bacon Scented Churros

By: Ben D. - Pasadena, CA - 2017 Recipe Contest Submission

"A beautiful combination of coffee with an amazing dessert that everyone loves. Plus, adding a touch of bacon just takes it over the top."

This is a Door County Coffee Fan recipe. It was not made in the kitchens of the Door County Coffee Café.



Featured ingredient: Country Morning Blend Coffee 10 oz Bag Ground


    • ½ cup water
    • ½ cup brewed Door County Country Morning Blend Coffee
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 cup all purpose flour
    • 2 each cooked bacon strips, chopped
    • 2 ½ quarts oil for frying


    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • ½ tablespoons ground cinnamon

Chocolate Coffee Crumble:

    • ½ tablespoon Door County Country Morning Blend Coffee grounds
    • 1 tablespoons all purpose flour
    • ½ tablespoon cocoa powder
    • 2 tablespoons butter



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees


  1. In a small sauce pan over medium heat add the water, brewed coffee, sugar ¾ of the bacon and vegetable oil and bring it to a boil
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the flour and mix until a ball is formed
  3. Heat oil in a large pot to 350 degrees and place the dough in a piping bag and pip strips of dough into the oil
  4. Fry until golden brown - then once cooked, remove and lightly pat on a paper towel
  5. In a large bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon. Then toss the churros in the mixture

Chocolate Coffee Crumble:

  1. In a large bowl, place the coffee grounds, cocoa powder and all purpose flour and set aside
  2. In a small sauté pan, melt the butter
  3. Then pour the melted butter over the mixture, and using your hands, mix until evenly combine
  4. Place the mixture onto a baking pan and place into a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes
  5. Once mixture is cooked remove from oven and gently break apart with a spoon
  6. Serve atop a small mound of the crumble and garnish with remaining bacon bits. Optional - serve with raspberry sauce for extra flavor.