Funnel Cake

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A staple you'll find at the Ohio State Fair (they have a concession stand probably every 20 feet) is funnel cake!!! It is one of the best treats you could ever have! It's essentially a batter that's deep-fired to a crunchy, sugar-topped plate of joy.

Funnel cake

Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fair food
Servings: 8
Calories: 132kcal
Author: SatMorning21


  • 1 1/3 cup Flour
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 cup Powdered sugar
  • Oil for frying


  • Heat the oil for frying to 325 degrees
  • Add the flour, milk, baking powder, salt and egg to a bowl and mix.
  • Pour batter into a piping bag. If you don't have a piping bag, you can use anything that has a spout that allows you to get a consistent stream of batter.
  • Squeeze the batter into the oil. You have to do a circular motion with your stream of batter, trying to create something that looks like a bird's nest. If you don't swirl or zig-zag, it will turn into a huge clump of fried dough (called a donut). You don't want to put too much batter in, you just want enough to make the nest stick to itself.
  • Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on one side.
  • Gently flip the funnel cake over so it can cook for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Remove it to a wire rack and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  • Serve on a plate and let your friends and family enjoy


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 167mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg


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