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homemade funnel cake

homemade funnel cake recipe

This homemade funnel cake recipe tastes just like the amazing funnel cakes you get at the fair. With a few ingredients you probably already have you can make this classic fair treat at home.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword homemade funnel cake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 300kcal
Author Lauren



  • Grab a big bowl and add the baking powder, salt and flour in a bowl and mix together.
  • Then in another bowl add the eggs, sugar and milk in a bowl and mix until they are creamed. carefully add the dry mix to the wet mix and beat until smooth.
  • The batter needs to be thin enough that you can pour it.
  • Using a glass measuring cup makes pouring easier.
  • Line a plate with paper towels.
  • Heat your oil to 375 in a heavy skillet and make sure the oil is 1 - 1.5 inches deep. You can use a funnel, squirt bottle, or glass measuring cup to pour the batter.
  • Pour it in a circular motion to make the well know funnel cake shape, fry until golden brown and then using kitchen tongs flip it over and fry the other side for about 1 minute.
  • Place your funnel cake on plate to drain then top with sifted powdered sugar.


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 288mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 188IU | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 3mg