at least 1" of oil to 375°-385° in either in a deep
fryer or a skillet. Any lower temperature and the
waffle quickly absorbs much more oil, which you don't
To form each funnel cake,
place one finger over the hole in a funnel. Carefully
fill the funnel with batter. Over hot oil, carefully
remove finger from funnel opening, allowing batter to
go out the hole into the hot oil. Make circular or
other shapes with batter; for best results contain the
spread of the shane pe inside a metal ring set onto
the bottom of the pan.
Cook for 1 minute, then
(using tongs) turn to cook the other side. Cook until
golden brown, about another minute or so. Drain on
Add topping, serve warm.
Top with canned Cherry Pie Filling, hot fudge, or
simply whipped cream or a dusting of powdered sugar,
or vanilla ice cream. Or try applesauce, or apple
slices cooked in butter and sugar and pinch of
cinnamon, or fresh fruit slices.
here with permission of Wayne
Keyser From the CDRom "On