Funnel cakes

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1¼ cup Unsifted flour
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 teaspoon Baking soda
¾ teaspoon Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 Egg
¾ cup Milk


(You need a metal funnel to make these delicious Pennsylvania Dutch specialties. )

about 1 quart - Corn oil Confectioners sugar Stir together first 5 ingredients. Mix egg and milk; add to flour mixture. Stir until batter is smooth. Pour oil into skillet (no more than ⅓ full). Heat to 375 degrees. An electric fry pan is excellent for this. Holding forefinger over end of funnel, pour ¼ cup into funnel. Place over hot oil and remove finger to let batter flow. As batter flows, move funnel in a circle to form a spiral cake. Fry, turning once, 2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain and sprinkle with sugar. Repeat. Makes enough for 6 funnel cakes.

Note: instead of the sugar, try drizzling with a thin icing and sprinkle with chopped nuts.

Submitted By BOBBI ZEE On 06-12-95

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