Funnel cakes are a classic carnival treat that brings back childhood memories. This recipe will guide you through making your own delicious funnel cakes right at home. The crispy and sweet fried dough topped with powdered sugar is sure to be a hit with your family and friends!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes | Serves: 4


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


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg and then stir in the milk and vanilla extract.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
  4. Heat oil in a deep fryer or pot to 375°F.
  5. Using a funnel or squeeze bottle, pour the batter into the hot oil in a circular motion, creating a spiral shape.
  6. Fry for about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  7. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  8. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 230 || Carbohydrates: 33g || Protein: 5g || Fat: 8g || Saturated Fat: 1g || Cholesterol: 55mg || Sodium: 190mg || Potassium: 150mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 8g || Vitamin A: 105IU || Calcium: 115mg || Iron: 2mg

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