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funnel cake

a crisp, deep-fried cake, made by pouring batter through a funnel into fat or oil, usually in a spiral shape, and dusted with powdered sugar. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for funnel cake
  • Corn dogs, funnel cake-burst seams are made of these.
  • The park features pavilions for group picnics, a grill cafe and funnel cake cafe as well as showers with lockers to rent.
  • Kids can play arcade games for prizes, shop for nostalgic carnival souvenirs and enjoy a freshly made funnel cake.
  • Line up for barbecue and grilled fare from national entries along with funnel cake, roasted corn and other festival eats.
Contemporary definitions for funnel cake

a deep-fried Pennsylvania Dutch pastry made by spiraling batter out of a funnel into hot fat and served with sugar, syrup, or honey

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