How to Make Funnel Cake Bites at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

A cake gives us joy and can make any normal day into a special one. A good occasion without a cake means nothing. But today, I am going to share a recipe that is not exactly a cake but its taste reminds you of one. I am talking about the funnel cake bites. You do not need to bake this recipe as the name suggests.

Funnel Cake Bites are golden fluffy sweet nuggets dusted with powdered sugar. They are crisp on the outside but soft inside. I assure you that once you taste them, you can’t stop yourself from having a dozen of them in a row. They are so fluffy and light that you can feel them melting in your mouth.

I assure you that your kids will love these sweet cakey nuggets. To make your kid happy, it must be a big task. But no more baby fuss at your place now. Mommies, do try out this recipe and see how much your kids will drool over them.

I am sharing the recipe below. Please take a look at it and fetch the ingredients to make it.

Ingredients for Funnel Cake Bites

All-Purpose Flour¾ cup
Sugar2 tablespoon
Baking Powder¾ teaspoon
Salt½ teaspoon
Milk¼ cup
Water1 tablespoon
Vanilla Extract1 teaspoon
Powder Sugar for DustingOptional
Oil For frying

Looking at the ingredients will be such a relief. You don’t need to run towards the supermarket to get the ingredients. They are easy to find in your pantry. These ingredients are mostly used in our everyday routine. So grab them and get started. Also, take a look below to see how much time this dessert will take to be prepared.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
5 minutes10 minutes15 minutes

Fifteen minutes for this mouth melting treat is not at all challenging to wait for. It is surprising how easy and quick this dessert is. It can be made in minutes to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Funnel Cake Bites Recipe

Funnel Cake Bites recipe
  1. Take a medium skillet and add oil to it for frying. Heat it.
  2. Take a bowl and add all the dry ingredients to it. Except powdered sugar. Mix them well. After mixing them, add all the wet ingredients and combine them well.
  3. Let the batter rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Put the spoonful of batter in the heated oil. Add 6-7 balls in one round of frying.
  5. Fry them on each side till they turn golden brown. Make balls of the whole batter. On a paper towel, keep them aside.
  6. Dust them with powdered sugar and serve hot.

There are various options with which you can serve these funnel cake bites. You can serve them with Whipped cream, Chocolate/Strawberry/Blueberry sauce, Caramel sauce or even Ice cream as well.

Nutritional Breakdown of Funnel Cake Bites

Many people become very conscious about their health when it comes to eating something sweet. So that’s why I’ve added a nutritional breakdown of these Funnel Cake Bites below.


How to Make Funnel Cake Bites at Home | Video

No need of a cake when you can taste it in these bite sized balls. Pair them with a cup of hot chocolate will enhance its taste. So check out the recipe of hot chocolate bombs(to be interlinked) to make a hearty cup of joy. Here is the video to help you in every step. If you want to know more details of the recipe, kindly watch this video as it will be a great help to you.

Video by A Fairytale Flavor

So what are your views about this recipe? Let me know your reviews to help you out if anything has to be made clear. I am happy to help you. Share this recipe with your friends and do comment in the section below with your experience and queries.

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