If you’re looking for a fun and delicious carnival-inspired treat, this funnel cake recipe is perfect for you! Crispy, sweet, and oh-so-satisfying, these funnel cakes are a favorite fair food that you can easily make at home. Whether you’re enjoying these at a backyard BBQ or just craving a nostalgic snack, this recipe is sure to hit the spot. Get ready to dust these golden treats with powdered sugar and enjoy every bite!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes | Serves: 4


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Oil for frying
  • Powdered sugar, for dusting


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the milk, beaten egg, and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep skillet or pot to 375°F.
  5. Pour the batter into a funnel or squeeze bottle, then drizzle the batter into the hot oil in a swirling motion.
  6. Fry for about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and crispy.
  7. Remove the funnel cake from the oil and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  8. Dust with powdered sugar and serve warm. Enjoy your homemade funnel cakes!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 220 || Carbohydrates: 34g || Protein: 6g || Fat: 6g || Saturated Fat: 1g || Cholesterol: 50mg || Sodium: 350mg || Potassium: 170mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 7g || Vitamin A: 100IU || Calcium: 150mg || Iron: 2mg

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