How to make Funnel Cake - These cakes are not baked but deep fried - a Canadian speciality

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Baking powder (बेकिंग पावडर)

Cuisine : American

Course : Desserts

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Funnel Cake

The cuisine of The United States is a rich amalgamation of peoples, religions and cultures thanks to the immigrants from different parts of the world.  They brought with them their local ingredients as well as cooking styles with them.  Yet amidst all these varieties Chinese and Italian cuisines dominate.  
During the 18th and 19th centuries, the Americans developed a number of new foods.  What characterised the American cuisine is the adaptation of a fusion of multiple ethnic cooking styles. During this period food production and presentation became more industrialised.

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Funnel Cake

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Funnel Cake Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 4 cup

  • Baking powder 1 tablespoon

  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon

  • brown sugar/jaggery 1 cup

  • Eggs 3

  • Milk 2 cups

  • Vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Icing sugar for dusting


Step 1

Sieve together flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Add brown sugar and mix.

Step 2

Cream eggs, milk and vanilla essence, in another bowl, till light. Fold in the flour mixture till smooth. Transfer the mixture into a piping bag.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a pan. Pipe out small discs and deep-fry till golden and crisp all around. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Dust icing sugar on top and serve hot.

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