Best State Fair Foods of 2011

By: Victoria Phillips

Every year, state fairs across the nation invent deep-fried monstrosities in an attempt to be the best (and wackiest) in the land. During the 2010 state and country fair season, Texas took it to the next level with deep-fried beer. Check out several of this year’s top fried foods from Huffington Post Food:

1. Fried Ice Cream Burger – Florida State Fair

Lettuce, tomato, Heinz 57 and French fried ice cream. OK, it isn’t really French fried, but the ice cream is battered in cornflakes and submerged in a vat of simmering oil.

2. Breakfast Lollipop – Minnesota State Fair

Start your day with a fried breakfast sausage on a stick. Covered in corn muffin batter and slathered in maple syrup, this breakfast can help you clog your arteries before 10 a.m.

3. Deep-Fried Salsa – Texas State Fair

Feast on jalapenos, onion, roasted garlic, tomato and pepper all mashed together, dipped in masa, coated in shards of tortilla chips and, of course, deep-fried. As if that isn’t enough, you get a dainty side of queso dip.

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