Indulge in a carnival classic with this homemade Funnel Cakes recipe! These crispy, golden treats are easy to make and perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth cravings. Whether you’re hosting a backyard BBQ or just want a fun dessert for the family, this recipe is sure to be a hit!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 5 minutes per cake | Total Time: 30 minutes | Serves: 4


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Powdered sugar, for topping


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg, milk, and vanilla extract together.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
  4. Heat about 1 inch of oil in a large skillet or deep fryer to 375°F.
  5. Using a funnel or squeeze bottle, drizzle the batter into the hot oil in a spiral pattern.
  6. Fry for about 2-3 minutes per side or until golden brown, then flip and cook the other side.
  7. Remove funnel cake from oil and drain on paper towels.
  8. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy hot!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 275 || Carbohydrates: 33g || Protein: 6g || Fat: 12g || Saturated Fat: 2g || Cholesterol: 54mg || Sodium: 207mg || Potassium: 190mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 9g || Vitamin A: 115IU || Calcium: 125mg || Iron: 1.8mg

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