Funnel Cake Sundae
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Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Funnel Cake Sundae

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings



Special equipment:
a deep-frying thermometer
  1. In a large, heavy-bottomed pot, heat 2 inches of vegetable oil to 350 degrees F.
  2. Whisk together the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder and kosher salt in a large bowl. Add the milk, butter, vanilla and egg and whisk until well combined.
  3. Make one funnel cake at a time: Pour 1/2 cup of the batter through a funnel (see Cook's Note) into the hot oil while making swirling and overlapping motions. Allow to fry and brown for 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a paper towel-lined baking sheet to drain. Repeat with the remaining batter.
  4. Dust with confectioners' sugar and transfer to a plate. Top with a scoop of rocky road, cherry and caramel ice cream, a drizzle of hot fudge, some whipped cream and sprinkles.

Cook’s Note

A regular plastic funnel with a small nozzle works well.