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Nov 15, 2012

Review: Taco Bell - Churro

Taco Bell's Churro is a warm twisty, ridged stick of fried dough, dusted in cinnamon and sugar.

Part of Taco Bell's new Dessert Menu, they go for 99 cents a pop.
This reminded me a lot of Baja Fresh's Churro (something I've missed since my local Baja Fresh closed). It has a similar shape, but is a little thinner and a bit longer.

Taco Bell's Churro wasn't warm so much as lukewarm, but had a nice, thin crispy shell.

The insides were satisfyingly moist and almost gooey. There's a very nice contrast between the crust and crumb.

My only real nitpick is that my particular churro had an almost mouth-drying amount of cinnamon. It was just slightly too dusty, but not enough to have me reaching for water.

Other than just a little too much cinnamon, Taco Bell's Churro was real good and my favorite item on the new dessert menu. Between Taco Bell and Baja Fresh's version, I still give a slight nod to Baja Fresh for the freshly fried experience.

Nutritional Info - Taco Bell Churro (59g)
Calories - 190 (from Fat - 80)
Fat - 8g (Saturated Fat - 1g)
Sodium - 230mg
Carbs - 28g (Sugar - 5g)
Protein - 2g


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8 comments:

  1. How about compared to Costco's churro?

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  2. The traditional churro doesn't come cinnamon. Too bad Jack in the Box has mini churros with cinnamon as well...ughh!!.

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  3. I like this one better, it has a really moist crumb inside. Costco is a better value though.

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  4. The first churro I ever had was a Disneyland so I like the cinnamon. There are a number of places to get freshly fried traditional ones here in Los Angeles though.

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  5. Do you have to buy cases of 50, though?

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  6. I decided to try this out... it was nasty. It looked good, but the topping had an after taste.

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  7. It doesn't compare. Costco has a better churro IMHO

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  8. Gross... never order it again. It was stone cold and the lady tried to get away with it.

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