Easy Funnel Cakes

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Easy funnel cake recipe very similar to pancakes.


  • 1 egg
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 ⅓ cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 quart vegetable oil for frying
  • ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting


Pour 1-inch-deep oil into a heavy pan; heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Beat together egg and milk in a large bowl. Sift flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder into the bowl; beat into egg mixture until smooth.

Pour batter through a funnel over hot oil with a circular motion to form a spiral. Fry in hot oil until bottom is golden brown; flip and continue cooking until golden brown all over. Drain on paper towels. Continue cooking remaining batter.

Sprinkle cakes with confectioner’s sugar while still warm.

Prep time: 10 mins / Cooking time: 15 mins / Total time: 25 mins

Serving: 12 / Yield: 4 cakes

Calories: 146.5

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