Funnel Cakes

Funnel Cakes

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"You don't need to wait for the county fair to enjoy delicious old-fashioned funnel cakes. You just need a funnel with a 1/2-inch opening that can hold a cup of batter."

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 524 cals

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 524 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 32.6 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 50g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 8.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 303 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a deep-fryer, or heavy skillet, heat oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, beat milk and eggs together. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Stir into the egg mixture until smooth.
  3. While covering the funnel hole with one hand, pour in 1 cup of batter. Start from the center in a swirling motion to make a 6 or 7 inch round. Fry on both sides until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and serve warm.
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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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TEEBEE2002
6/8/2003

I will never spend 5 bucks on funnel cakes at the fair again! Finding the right size funnel in my area has been difficult so we just drizzle them out of a small glass measuring cup. The kids love these topped with vanilla pudding and whipped topping straight from the can, I prefer fresh strawberries and cream :-)

DOGGLOVER
7/11/2003

Excellent. Like other fried foods, very oily. We added extra flour to make it thicker. It took us two tries before we finally got it right. The first time, it got stuck to the deep fryer's cage/handle-thing, so we removed it. Second, we poured it in too fast and it was a giant blob that didn't cook on the inside. Third time(correct) we poured a small stream in and made circles. The dough started collecting randomly at the top, and then we connected them so they it looked like a real funnel cake. We're college students with minimal cooking experience, and it turned out great, so I believe that the negative comment here was due to the cooks, not the recipe.

JANNARAMA
5/6/2003

I liked this recipe because it wasn't incredibly sweet dough. I just halfed the batch which made 3 funnel cakes for us! Good job!