County Fair Funnel Cakes


County Fair Funnel Cakes

When the county fair comes around every summer, I go just for the funnel cake. This wonderful cake recipe is just like the kind you get at the fair. Topped with powdered sugar and fried to perfection, it melts in your mouth.


  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 2/3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder


  1. Beat eggs and sugar together and then add the milk slowly--beat.
  2. Add the dry ingredients and beat until smooth and creamy.
  3. Pour batter into a funnel and at the same time, use your finger to plug the hole.
  4. In a large cast iron pot, add 2 inches of oil from the bottom. When the oil becomes hot, move your hand over the pot and slowly release you finger so the batter can start cooking.
  5. Move the funnel around to make designs. Brown on both sides--then immediately remove and drain extremely well.
  6. Top with brown sugar, or honey, or cinnamon sugar, or powdered sugar as a topping.

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We love funnel cakes..will try this recipe. Thanks.

Sounds like fun to do with the grandchildren when they visit. :)


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