Funnel Cakes IV

Funnel Cakes IV

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"This recipe for homemade funnel cakes brings the deep-fried carnival treat home to you!"

Ingredients

20 m servings 263 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 263 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 9.8 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.8g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 50 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 213 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix salt, baking powder, and half the flour in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cream eggs, sugar, and milk in a large bowl. Add flour mixture and beat until smooth. Continue to add remaining flour, but use only enough to achieve desired consistency. Batter will be thin enough to run through a funnel.
  3. Heat the oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) in an 8-inch skillet.
  4. Put your finger over the bottom opening of the funnel, and fill the funnel with a generous 1/2 cup of the batter. Hold the funnel close to the surface of the oil, and release the batter into the oil while making a circular motion. Fry until golden brown. Use tongs and wide spatula to turn the cake over carefully. Fry the second side one minute. Drain on paper towels, and sprinkle with sifted confectioners' sugar.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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Really good recipe! We are using this recipe for a scouting event. A great tip to dispense this, is to use a cleaned out ketchup bottle. Use your funnel or a funnel made out of foil and laddle ...

Very easy and tasty recipe!!! Adding the vanilla is a MUST!! Using the "ketchup bottle" was a great idea, makes it much easier to fry!! Thanks!!

well darling let me tell YOU.... i hate everything but these funnel cakes are to die for!!!! pAAAlease!!!! all that saturated fat and sugar...they're sure to put a ton o' love in your spare ti...

These came out a whole lot better than they did the first time I made them. I added a little nutmeg, vanilla extract, an extra tsp. of sugar, and more milk than the recipe called for. A zip lock...

Great recipe... It's important to follow the directions and start with only half the flour, adding the rest a little at a time until you get the right consistency. It will probably end up too ...

We all LOVE funnel cake and, like most people, only get them at the shore, amusement parks, etc. - until now! My big sister used to make these for me when I was young, but she couldn't remember ...

I absolutely loved this! It tasted just like the funnel cakes at the amusement parks. I only gave it a 4 because I had to alter the recipe by adding less flour (about 1/2 cup) and more milk (a...

Good when you're feeling nostalgic...though I don't remember them being so crispy at Six Flags. Since making these I tried "Funnel Cakes I" from this site, and they were much more authentic.

Turned out great, we didn't have a funnel so cut out a corner of a zip lock bag and it worked out great. Thanks for the post.