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Funnel Cakes

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Servings: 6
Categories: Cakes / Desserts

1 1/4  c  Unsifted flour
2  tb  Sugar
1  t  Baking soda
3/4  ts  Baking powder
1/4  ts  Salt
1    Egg
3/4  c  Milk

Source: DESSERT1.ZIP (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 1/3 full). Heat to 375 degrees. An electric fry pan is excellent for this. Holding forefinger over end of funnel, pour 1/4 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.

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