Sunday, November 25, 2018

Funnel Cake

funnel cake
This funnel cake is the perfect carnival food to enjoy even when it is cold outside. It tastes delicious with different combination of fruit toppings you like. 

1 cup flour
1 1/2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup milk
1 egg
grated zest of an orange
oil to fry
berries or apples sautéed with cinnamon and sugar
lightly sweetened whipped cream or ice cream to serve
icing sugar

Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt and leave aside. Mix the liquids milk, vanilla, egg and orange zest together and add it gradually to the flour mixture by whisking. Let the mixture rest for at least 30 minutes. 
funnel cake
In a pan, heat 2 inches of oil such as vegetable or any other oil without flavour to 350F. The oil is ready if it sizzles when a pinch of flour is sprinkled. 
funnel cake
Pour 3 tbsp batter into the funnel while covering the bottom of the funnel with a finger. In a spiral motion swirl the batter over the oil and fry for about 2 minutes until golden, then using tongs flip over and fry the other side for another 1 to 2 minutes. Remove and leave it on a paper towel. Dust with icing sugar and continue cooking the rest. Serve with warm compote or berries and ice cream or whipped cream. 


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68 comments:

  1. That looks easy and fun to make...and looks like I'd eat more then one!!

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  2. Oh yum! I love funnel cakes but I've never tried making them at home.

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  3. This looks so delicious, I wish I could eat it right now!!

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  4. That sounds wonderful! I usually make something awesome for Christmas breakfast and this looks wonderful.

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  5. I have never had a funnel cake before! I would love to try this.

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  6. Do you think I could make these chocolate?

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  7. These look delicious! They'd be great hot and sweet treats for winter.

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  8. I would love this right now with a cup of tea.

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  9. There would be such a great holiday treat!

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  10. I haven't tried making funnel cakes before. But these look easy to make and delicious!!

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  11. Would be nice to try this funnel cake, the only one I ever tried was at Canada's Wonderland!

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  12. I have never thought to make these. I always just see them at the fair every summer.

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  13. oh wow, I love funnel cake, I have never thought of making it myself before but I might have to now :)

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  14. I have never had a funnel cake before,sure looks tasty!

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  15. Sounds easy to make,would love to try it!

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  16. I love the idea to top it with fruit! I think my kids would enjoy this

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  17. I know my boys would love this. I really should make it for them.

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  18. always wanted to try and make them! thank you for the inspiration!

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  19. My kids would love this with ice cream and strawberries

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  20. There are so many toppings for funnel cakes that really get the kids involved to be creative.

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  21. I have never had funnel cake. I will have to try this recipe out.

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  22. I think this could be a great holiday treat!

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  23. I,m going to try this Christmas Eve morning for a treat !

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  24. Funnel cakes have always been a favourite at the carnival!

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  25. I love apple pie so adding apples to the funnel cake sounds amazingly yummy!

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  26. This looks so good! I can almost smell it through the computer screen!

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  27. I have never had funnel cakes but heard a lot about them! I am sure the kids will love them!

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  28. I'm really looking forward to trying this recipe!

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  29. Have never had funnel cake,I will have to try this recipe out.

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  30. Oh gosh those are my favourites at the Ex!

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  31. This would give great with sk me hit chocolate!

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  32. Oh boy, these funnel cakes looks really yummy, thx very much for sharing the recipe.

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  33. I would love one with whipped cream and vanilla ice cream on the side.

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  34. That sounds wonderful,thanks for sharing !

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  35. My boys have never had a funnel cake. I'd love to try to make it for them.

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  36. I'd love to make this for my boys over the holidays.

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  37. This looks really cool! I'd love to try this at home

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  38. I have never had a funnel cake before!

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  39. I would love to eat this with vanilla ice cream!

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  40. Wow, I would eat this for breakfast!

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  41. I have never had funnel cake before but this looks like something to try over the holidays!

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  42. I am going to make some this weekend! they look so good!

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  43. oh Yummy I just tried these about 2 years ago

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  44. I've never made any thing like this...looks tasty! Might have to make this happen over the holidays!

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  45. I need to make this at home now lol!!

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  46. Some strawberry sauce and whipped cream would be a fun option too

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  47. Everytime I see this dush I just want to try it more !

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  48. I would really love to have a funnel cake right now.

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  49. Can't wait to make them and surprise the family!

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  50. These remind me of going to the fairs as a child :)

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  51. I'm am going to try this over the holidays

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  52. Looks fancy, and yummy!

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  53. i have never tried a funnel cake before but i keep hearing about them and this would be so nice to try

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  54. I think I would love this with ice cream and whip cream!

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