Indulge in the crispy, sugary goodness of homemade funnel cake with this easy recipe. Whether you’re at a fair or simply craving a sweet treat, funnel cake is always a delightful choice. This recipe will guide you through creating your own carnival favorite right in your own kitchen.

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
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Powdered sugar, for dusting


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the egg, then add milk and vanilla extract. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
  3. Heat about 2 inches of oil in a deep skillet or pot to 375°F (190°C).
  4. Pour the batter into a funnel or squeeze bottle, and drizzle it into the hot oil in a circular motion.
  5. Fry for about 2 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  6. Dust the funnel cake with powdered sugar before serving hot.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 260 || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 6g || Fat: 10g || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 10g || Cholesterol: 50mg || Sodium: 400mg

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