Ingredients:

For the churros:1/2 cup plus 1 1/2 Tablespoons sugar, divided1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 cup water1/2 teaspoon salt2 Tablespoons plus 2 quarts vegetable oil, divided1 cup all-purpose flour
For the chocolate sauce: 3 1/2 ounces dark chocolate, chopped1/2 cup heavy cream
Equipment: a cloth pastry bag or heavy-duty plastic pastry bag; a large star pastry tip (such as Wilton #2110)

Ingredients:

For the churros:
1/2 cup plus 1 1/2 Tablespoons sugar, divided
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons plus 2 quarts vegetable oil, divided
1 cup all-purpose flour

For the chocolate sauce: 
3 1/2 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup heavy cream

Equipment: a cloth pastry bag or heavy-duty plastic pastry bag; a large star pastry tip (such as Wilton #2110)