This Funnel Cake recipe is a classic fair treat that you can easily make at home! Perfect for a weekend indulgence or special occasions, these sweet and crispy cakes are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy the deliciousness of funnel cakes with this simple recipe that will transport you to the carnival right in your own kitchen.

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


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 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, beat the egg, milk, and vanilla extract together.
  3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  4. Heat oil in a deep skillet or pot to 375°F (190°C).
  5. Using a funnel, pour the batter into the hot oil in a circular motion to create a lacy pattern.
  6. Fry for about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.
  7. Remove funnel cake from the oil and drain on paper towels.
  8. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 235 || Fat: 8g || Carbohydrates: 36g || Protein: 5g || Fiber: 1g

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