A medium funnel is needed for this recipe.
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons honey
7/8 cup milk, warm
Oil for deep-frying
Honey or maple syrup
Sift together all the dry ingredients
and then add the honey, egg and milk.
Beat until smooth.
Heat about 2 inches of oil in a large
cast-iron skillet, or other heavy pot.
To test the correct temperature, drop
a small piece of dough into the oil.
If it floats to the top and bubbles
appear around the edges, you are ready
to make the funnel cakes.
Hold your finger at the bottom of the
funnel to stop up the batter, and then
remove finger to pour batter.
Using a spiral motion, let the batter
pour into the oil.
The cakes should look like free-form
Fry until golden brown, turning once.
Drain on paper towels.
Drizzle with honey or maple syrup and
The number of servings depends upon
the amount of batter you use for each
Note: We dusted with confectioners' sugar
or granulated sugar mixed with cinnamon.
We doubled this recipe with excellent results.
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