Funnel Cakes

Submitted by: Lea Thompson

Serves: about 4

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Tags: cake · sugar · cakes · funnel · powdered ·

Ingredients

3 cups all-purpose baking mix
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup milk
1 cup liquid vanilla coffee creamer, or other flavor of your choice
Vegetable oil, for frying
Confectioners' sugar, for dusting

Method

In a large mixing bowl, combine baking mix, eggs, milk and coffee creamer. Whisk until smooth. Set aside.
In a deep-fryer, heat oil to 375 degrees F.
Cover the bottom of a funnel with your finger. Ladle 1/2 cup of batter into funnel. Holding funnel over oil, slowly release finger and move in a spiral motion, then cross over to create criss-cross pattern. Fry golden on both sides, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels and dust with confectioners' sugar.
Alternate method: Instead of using a funnel, try squeezing batter out of a plastic ketchup bottle. This can help you make the design more accurate and is also less messy.

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