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The alternative pancake...
This is a recipe my Nana use to make for me every pancake day when I was a little girl and you really can't beat it. They're delicious!

When I was back home for pancake day this year, I asked her to make it for me while I jotted down the recipe.

(Serves 4 hungry people)

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1146 projects »
  • How to cook a funnel cake. Funnel Cakes - Step 1
    Step 1

    Beat together the eggs in a mixing bowl and then add the milk.

  • How to cook a funnel cake. Funnel Cakes - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stir together the flour, baking powder and salt. (There's no need to sift).

  • How to cook a funnel cake. Funnel Cakes - Step 3
    Step 3

    Combine the flour and the egg mixture and beat together with an electric whisk until smooth.

  • How to cook a funnel cake. Funnel Cakes - Step 4
    Step 4

    Pour your batter in to a jug and get your funnel out, ready to use.

  • How to cook a funnel cake. Funnel Cakes - Step 5
    Step 5

    Heat cooking oil in a pan. Hold your finger over the bottom of the funnel and fill the funnel with the batter.

  • How to cook a funnel cake. Funnel Cakes - Step 6
    Step 6

    When the pan is hot, remove your finger from the bottom of the funnel and let the batter drizzel out - move the funnel in a circular motion to create nice big spirals.

    Using a finger to cover the bottom opening of a funnel, pour a generous 1/2 cup of batter into the funnel. Remove finger and release batter into hot oil moving funnel in a circular motion to form spiral. Fry until golden brown on each side. Drain on paper towels.

  • How to cook a funnel cake. Funnel Cakes - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cook the pancake until golden on the bottom and then flip over.

    A good trick I found was to drizzle a little oil in the pan while the pancakes are cooking.

  • How to cook a funnel cake. Funnel Cakes - Step 8
    Step 8

    Serve hot with a generous drizzle of maple syrup. Enjoy!



Erica I.
Erica I. · Boston, Massachusetts, US · 3 projects
Mmm yum going in my kitchen now Happy
Miss Circus
Miss Circus · San Leandro, California, US · 13 projects
I worked at Waterworld Theme Park for a few years. Because i worked there and saw how theymade funnel cakes AND HAD TO MAKE THEM, I can't eat them anymore x.x
Kitty · Okotoks, Alberta, CA · 18 projects
YUM! im making these in the morning for me and my girl.. thx for thr excellent how-to!!
little miss sushi
little miss sushi · 4 projects
I had these on holiday......this brings back memories. I need to make them!!!
Luv Always
Luv Always · 1 project
Shivi · Perth, Western Australia, AU · 14 projects
awesome cat! They look like something you'd get at a really fancy cafe
Happy-Go-Lucky · Nawur, Bamiyan, AF · 8 projects
looks yum my mum said she will make it for my
sisters birthdayHappy
TJ Scene
TJ Scene · Hong Kong, HK · 3 projects
Ohhh Im so having this for breakfast right now.
Im l-l-l-loviing it Happy

CO + K User

My boyfriend's mom gave me the recipe she uses... if you want to try more of a dessert version, you can drizzle the batter into the oil so that it is actually submerged completely. Flip it once or twice in there until it's lightly golden, then take it out and put it on a paper towel to absorb any excess oil. You can put a little powdered sugar on top too. Not too healthy, but yummy for a rare treat. Mmmm... Happy
ɐɯlɐ! · 1 project
these would probably be good
with powdered sugar too. Happy

peace; xx.
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