Easy Funnel Cakes


Easy funnel cake recipe very similar to pancakes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 cakes


  • 1 egg

  • cup milk

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 ⅓ cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • ¾ teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 quart vegetable oil for frying

  • ¼ cup confectioners' sugar for dusting


  1. Pour 1-inch-deep oil into a heavy pan; heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Beat together egg and milk in a large bowl. Sift flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder into the bowl; beat into egg mixture until smooth.

  3. Pour batter through a funnel over hot oil with a circular motion to form a spiral. Fry in hot oil until bottom is golden brown; flip and continue cooking until golden brown all over. Drain on paper towels. Continue cooking remaining batter.

  4. Sprinkle cakes with confectioner's sugar while still warm.

Editor's Note:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

147 Calories
8g Fat
16g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 147
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 91mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 2g
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 41mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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