Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup 2% milk
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- Confectioners' sugar
- In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add milk, water and vanilla until well blended. In another bowl, whisk flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; beat into egg mixture until smooth. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°.
- Cover the bottom of a funnel spout with your finger; ladle 1/2 cup batter into the funnel. Holding the funnel several inches above the oil, release your finger and move the funnel in a spiral motion until all the batter is released, scraping with a rubber spatula if needed.
- Fry 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Dust with confectioners' sugar; serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 funnel cake: 316 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 256mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.
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Jun 28, 2018
These were amazing. I could barely make them quickly enough as my family ate them so fast. We cooked them until they were starting to brown around the edges, for us that was about a minute and a half on each side. Sprinkled with powdered sugar and it was perfection. We used Canola oil and I made them in a small frying pan. We had enough batter for 9 cakes, over the course of 2 days, batter kept in the fridge in between. Next time we will try it with strawberries and whipped cream!
May 1, 2018
Everyone loved them. I added honey to the batter.Since the batter was thick I couldn't see it pouring through a funnel fast enough. I used a disposable plastic icing bag w the end snipped small. Worked great. Started the spiral from the outside & worked inward.Sprinkled both sides w a mix of cinnamon & sugar.Corinne - Edmonton
Mar 19, 2018
I will be ready to give it a go next weekend but not sure weather to use vanilla or not. I see the recipe prepared both ways. Would those of you who have tried with and without please share your choice and why.
Mar 19, 2018
Receipe was a big hit. Easy fast and delicious.
Nov 13, 2017
I loved how this tasted so good and it is so easy to make! I can't wait to make it for my daughters.
Sep 4, 2017
Love this. When pouring the batter I use one of those plastic watering cans for watering house plants. Had to trim the spout back a bit to get the proper size batter stream.
Sep 4, 2017
This was quick and simple to make. I used a table spoon of vanilla. I would like them a little sweeter, but my familoy thought it they were perfect.
Aug 12, 2016
This tastes just like the fair! We love doing this in the middle of winter, because it really makes you feel like it's fair seasons! It's great with cinnamon sugar!
Aug 11, 2016
I lovE this recipe. I found that it works out much better using a small frying pan filled 1/3 of the way with cooking oil. This method males perfect funnel cakes for me whereas when I was using the deep fryer I didn't have formed cakes just a punch of individual pieces. It doesn't work for me using a funnel, either. I have been using a spoon so it drizzles more evenly, but a measuring cup would work wonderfully also.I was craving cinnamon rolls so I added cinnamon to this recipe and drizzled a glaze frosting over it. AWESOME!This is my go to treat a few times a week, my family loves them!
Jun 26, 2016
I love love love this recipe! It's so light, crispy and soft at the same time...great flavor!!! I'm gonna have fun creating different toppings for it this week :) thanks for sharing!