Funnel Cakes II

Funnel Cakes II

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"These are Pennsylvania Dutch cakes. The batter is poured through a funnel into cooking oil and fried, then sprinkled with confectioners' sugar."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 195 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 10 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.8g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 170 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, beat together egg and milk. Beat in flour, salt, baking soda, cream of tartar, and white sugar until smooth.
  2. Heat about 1 inch cooking oil in frying pan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Pour 1/2 cup batter through funnel into oil with a circular motion to form a spiral. Fry until lightly brown; turn over to brown the other side. Cook to golden brown, and remove to drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar while still warm.

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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This tasted GREAT! However, I'm rating only 4 stars because the recipe requires unnecessary ingredients, namely baking soda and cream of tartar. I thought I would see if there was a noticeable...

This really replicated that great "fair ground" taste!! I used an empty squeeze salad dressing bottle to pour the batter into the oil, and that worked really well--could even store my leftovers ...

Very good recipe. However, I did add a splash of vanilla extract to the batter, and it did take a little more milk than 1 cup in order to get it thin enough to pour into the classic funnel cake ...