If you’re anything like me, you love a good funnel cake. But what about when the fair’s not in town? These funnel cake fries are sure to satisfy your fried-food cravings and bring back happy memories of going to the fair. If you have a deep-fryer, these will be a breeze. If you don’t, have no fear! You can fry them up in a pot!

You should definitely eat these crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside funnel cake fries with a side of marshmallow fluff dip. Or, if you want to mix it up, you could try a DIY Dunkaroo dip! Or a s’mores dip! The possibilities are endless! So here’s how to make them:

Funnel Cake Fries

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:20 minutes
  • Total Time:30 minutes
  • Servings:4
  • Medium


  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grained salt
  • 1/2 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 3-4 cup canola/vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
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  • Step 1

    Place flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl, then mix until you have a fine consistency.

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  • Step 2

    Place eggs, sugar, milk, and vanilla in a large bowl, and mix until it is foamy and well mixed.

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  • Step 3

    Slowly add in the flour mixture until there is a consistent texture and thick batter.

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  • Step 4

    Place the batter into an icing bag or bottle to pipe.

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  • Step 5

    Add around an inch of the oil into a large pan with high sides over heat. Heat to oil to 350°F. #SpoonTip: If you don’t have a candy thermometer, wait about 5 minutes or test the oil with a small amount of batter. If the oil is smoking, it’s too hot.

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  • Step 6

    Pipe the batter straight into the oil in straight lines and fry for about 30-60 seconds on each side until they are golden brown. Remove the fries and place on a paper towel to drain the oils.

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  • Step 7

    Add marshmallow dip to a small bowl and heat for 15-20 seconds. Stir until smooth.

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  • Step 8

    Transfer to a plate and serve hot. Add confectioners sugar on top and dip in the marshmallow dip.

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