So the fourth isÂ just around the corner & I haveÂ just theÂ thing to help you celebrate- my famous FourthÂ of July Chocolate Funnel Cake recipe with Ice Cream.Â OK, so it might not be the best thing for your waist, but it is the best thing for your tongue.Â Â Enjoy making this traditional recipe, a great one for the kids to help!Â And make sure you check out my 4th of July Grill Meal Menu Recipes post.
- 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 quart oil, for frying
- 2 tablespoons white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting
- 1/4 cup chocolate shavings, for topping
- Strawberry slices, for garnish
- Vanilla bean ice cream, as side
In a mixing bowl- beat together egg and milk.
Next, beat in flour, salt, baking soda, cream of tartar, and white sugar until smooth.
Heat about 1 inch cooking oil in frying pan to 375 F, or 190 C.
Pour 1/2 cup batter through funnel into oil with a circular motion to form a spiral.
Fry until lightly brown; turn over to brown the other side. Cook to golden brown, and remove to drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar while still warm.Â Add chocolate shavings & strawberry slices & serve with your favorite vanilla bean ice cream.