How to Make the Ultimate Funnel Cake

by in Recipes, July 3, 2014
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The Ultimate Funnel CakeThere are certain foods that are synonymous with amusement parks, fairs and carnivals. One of those happens to be funnel cakes — fried, cakey and doused in powdered sugar. In last Sunday's episode of Star, the remaining finalists and judges headed to Knott's Berry Farm, an all-American theme park. In between takes, the Food Network Star crew snacked on this doughy treat (pictured below) in pure Knott's fashion: covered in the family's well-known boysenberry jam. Historically, Knott's Berry Farm was a berry market and nursery where the berry plants were sold. The boysenberry actually became the family's trademark and soon afterward the family started selling jams and jellies.

Craving a funnel cake now? No need to head to your nearest Ferris wheel. Try making one at home — it's easier than you think. The trick to making a great funnel cake is the flour. Alton recommends you use bread flour (watch this video). Don't forget to try one slathered in jam, which you can make from the judges' recipes below.

Get the Recipe: Alton's Funnel Cake (pictured above)

Knott's Berry Farm Funnel Cake

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