Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Funnel Cakes Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Funnel Cakes

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Bev's Note:

    I found this recipe in my mom's recipe box. She loved fixing funnel cakes for her grandsons when we would come to visit. Remembering my mom serving funnel cakes to my boys is a very fond memory.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine dry ingredients; set aside.
    2. 2
      Beat eggs with milk, gradually beat in dry ingredients until well combined.
    3. 3
      Heat shortening (or oil) to 375 degrees.
    4. 4
      Holding finger over hole in funnel, fill funnel with batter.
    5. 5
      Drop batter from funnel into hot oil and cook until lightly golden brown, turn and cook reverse side until golden.
    6. 6
      Move to platter w/paper towel, dust with powdered sugar.

    Browse Our Top Pancakes and Waffles Recipes

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 22, 2007

      45

      I also used whole wheat pastry flour to make these, and that worked fine. I did need to add nearly 2 cups of milk to get the dough to flow easily through my funnel. I don't do much frying, and I've only had funnel cakes a handful of times, so I wasn't sure how much oil to use (or how deep I needed to make it). Also, I wasn't sure if I should hold the funnel in the same spot and just let the batter keep dripping into the same spot, or move it around. I moved it around. My littlest really loved these. The older two said they were pretty good, but not quite the same as they've had at amusement parks. I'm sure it's because I didn't do something right. They were very crispy on the edges, and the got quite dark on the bottom before the top was cooked, so I flipped them over, and I'm certain that is not supposed to be required. I did like them for a change, but personally I'm more of a pancake or waffle person. Perhaps if I made them right???

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on June 09, 2007

      55

      Bev, these are wonderful! And so easy to make. I did have to add a little more milk to get it through my funnel, but after the first cake, I had it down. My kids said they taste just like the ones from the fair (and I used freshly ground w.w. pastry flour!) I might try to sneak in some protein powder next time. :) I didn't have a way to check the oil temp, so I put it on high until it started to smoke and then turned it down a bit. Turned out great. Thanks for a nice change for breakfast.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Funnel Cakes

    Serving Size: 1 (78 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 219.2
     
    Calories from Fat 31
    14%
    Total Fat 3.5 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 76.1 mg
    25%
    Sodium 213.5 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 38.3 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    4%
    Sugars 4.4 g
    17%
    Protein 7.7 g
    15%

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Everything Holidays

    Make this season merry, bright and manageable with our easy ideas.

    Advertisement


    Food.com Network of Sites

    • Mexican Recipes
    • Chinese Recipes
    • Australian Recipes
    • Breakfast Recipes
    • Greek Recipes
    • Restaurant Recipes
    • Italian Recipes
    • Christmas Recipes
    • Thanksgiving Recipes
    • Southern Recipes
    • Dessert Recipes
    • Deep Fried Recipes
    • Thai Recipes
    • Low Cholesterol Recipes
    • Indian Recipes
    • Healthy Recipes
    • Meatloaf Recipes