Easy Funnel Cake Recipe Made In Just 10 Minutes

Funnel cakes covered in sugar on a wire rack.

5 from 2 reviews

This easy funnel cake recipe is going to blow your mind. Just a few simple ingredients combine to make golden brown homemade funnel cakes that will leave your friends and family in awe. Plus, 10 minutes is all it takes to make this nostalgic fair treat. Honestly, as far as quick and easy dessert recipes go, this has got to be one of the easiest.



2 large eggs

½ cup milk

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tbsp sparkling water

2 tbsp sugar

½ tsp baking powder

1 cup all-purpose flour

½ cup powdered sugar for topping

Oil for frying


  1. Heat 1-inch of oil in a saucepot or skillet. Heat the oil to 375°F.
  2. Whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, sparkling water, and sugar in a bowl.
  3. Add the baking powder and flour to the bowl. Whisk until smooth.
  4. Fill your piping bag with a narrow nozzle with the batter, or use a funnel or Ziploc bag with the corner cut out of it, whatever feels comfortable.
  5. Pour the batter into the heated oil, making a nest and swirling it around. The funnel cake should be around 5-inches. 
  6. Cook the funnel cakes, one at a time, for 2 minutes per side. 
  7. Drain the funnel cakes on a wire rack lined with paper towels.
  8. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.


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