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Print This Delicious and Fun Funnel Cakes Recipe

Funnel Cake Recipe

State fair ribbon winning funnel cake. Easy fixing, quick mixing and fun food for the whole family.

1 1/2 cups Sifted powdered sugar
2 to 3 tsp Ground cinnamon
3 Eggs
2 1/4 cups Milk
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
4 cups All-purpose flour
1 cup Light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tablespoon Baking powder
1/2 tsp Salt

Vegetable oil or shortening for frying.
Large funnel for dispensing batter.

Oven Temp ~
Baking Time ~ deep fryer
Pan Type ~ mixing bowls

Funnel Cake Directions

Preheat the oil or shortening in a deep-fat fryer to 375*F (190*C).

In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar and cinnamon, mixing well, set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and vanilla, mixing well.
Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together in another bowl. Stir flour mixture into the egg mixture until batter is smooth.
Hold your finger over the funnel opening, fill with 3/4 cup of the batter. Place your hand over the oil and carefully remove your finger. Scribble and crisscross the filling into the hot oil. Fry until golden on both sides. Remove from the oil and drain on paper towels.
Dust funnel cake with the powdered sugar mixture. Repeat the process until all of the batter is used.

12 Servings
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 128 g
Calories 298
Calories from Fat 22
Total Fat 2.4g 4%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 137mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 61.9g 21%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Sugars 28.9g
Protein 7.2g
Vitamin A 1% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 9% • Iron 13%

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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!