Amish Fair Funnel Cakes

Amish Fair Funnel Cakes

A classic recipe in Amish country, these Amish Fair Funnel Cakes are as easy to make as they are delicious to eat. Just basic pantry ingredients and some cooking oil are all that's required to prepare these tasty funnel cakes that make the perfect after-dinner treat, especially if you've already prepared an Amish-style supper. Even if you've never tried making a funnel cake recipe before, you're sure to have a winning dessert on your hands because this Amish treat always wins over the crowd. Give it a try for dessert tonight!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • oil, for frying
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • powdered sugar, to taste

Instructions

  1. Measure flour, sugar, salt and baking powder into 2-cup measuring cup.
     
  2. Put at least 2 inches of oil in a pan and heat to 375 degrees F.
     
  3. Break egg into mixing bowl. Add milk and beat lightly.
     
  4. Add dry ingredients. Beat until smooth.
     
  5. Hold finger over spout of funnel, or place a piece of foil to close it. Spoon batter into funnel. Drop batter into frying pan. Fry until golden brown.
     
  6. Drain funnel cakes on paper towel, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve immediately.

 

 

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Almost everyone loves funnel cakes but they are quite pricy at the fairs or carnivals. I never knew they were very inexpensive and so simple to make so why not make it for a special treat for the family. Put out powered sugar and cinnamon and let them sprinkle it on themselves. This is also a great idea to do for a fundraiser don't you think?

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