It’s a Circus-Whole Wheat Funnel Cakes


“Mom, could I have another funnel cake?”

“Mom, I ate two of those funnel cakes yesterday, could I have another?”

“Mom, those things are so good!”

Oh yea, Supermom here decided to go thrifty and whip up some funnel cakes for breakfast last week. Our family went to Knott’s Berry Farm Saturday night and we really wanted to get a funnel cake. But theirs are almost $10! For fried flour and whipped cream and fruit jam!? Okay I’ll give them some credit-they are incredible plates of fried flour and whipped and fruit jam.

But…I made ’em better (blows on fingernails and rubs on shoulder). I made these with whole wheat! Yep, and they were kick butt delicious! Oh yea, I also made some bomb-diddly-omb (I like to make up words) Blueberry Compote to smother on top of them with the whipped cream. It was pure breakfast heaven.

So simple to make, all you need is a frying pan with some canola oil and a large funnel or funnel cake pitcher, like I have.

Whole Wheat Funnel Cakes
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
2 Tb sugar
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 cup lowfat milk
1 cup water
2 eggs
1/4 cup fat free plain greek yogurt
1 tsp vanilla
oil for frying
1/2 cup powdered sugar for dusting


In a large bowl whisk together all the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl whisk the remaining wet ingredients with the eggs. Pour the egg mixture into the center of the dry mixture and mix well.


Preheat a large frying pan that has been filled halfway with oil over medium heat. Let funnel cake batter rest while the oil heats….

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