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Funnel Cake Recipe - Fair Food

This is a fair favorite recipe. The funnel cakes turns out to crispy in the exterior and so fluffy inside. This can be served with some strawberry sauce and icing sugar dusting.
2 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 funnel cakes


  • Egg - 1
  • Sugar - 3 tblsp
  • Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp
  • Milk - ½ cup
  • Water - ½ cup
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 ½ cup
  • Baking Powder - 1 ½ tsp
  • Salt a pinch
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Confectioners Sugar or Icing sugar for dusting


  • Mix egg, sugar, vanilla, milk and water in a bowl.
  • Add flour, baking powder and salt and mix well.
  • Heat oil for deep frying in a frying pan.
  • Pour the batter into a funnel, stop the end with your fingers.
  • Place the funnel over the oil and release the finger. Make swirls of the batter.
  • Fry till the bottom gets golden. Flip over carefully and fry the other side too.
  • Remove to a plate and dust top with icing sugar.
  • Serve.
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