Easy Oreo Funnel Cake Bites
Have you ever gone to the State Fair? I hear the food is amazing, but I don’t trust those little food cart things. Once when we were at the water park, though, I tried a funnel cake and OMG. It was this delicious pile of fried dough covered in Oreo pieces, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup. Ahhh-mazing.
But, sometimes you want those carnival treats at home, too. So, it got me brainstorming. (My brain loves to be stormy). How DO you make the best funnel cake? How can I make a funnel cake that tastes just like the one I had at the water park but maybe easier to share with friends?
When you make a traditional funnel cake, you have one continuous pouring of dough so you get this sort of wonderful tangly mess of fried dough. I wanted something more like popcorn chicken where you can just pop the bites in your mouth but have the same experience.
This would also require rethinking the different kinds of funnel cakes and funnel cake toppings because if I wanted to be able to eat on the go or share with friends, the topping mostly needed to be inside the dough before it was fried.
My first thought was to make an Oreo funnel cake. After all, that was the one I had tried (and loved) at the water park and it seemed easy to mix the Oreo topping into the dough. I came up with a funnel cake recipe from scratch, too, that’s not too sweet and a great consistency.
When you fry these funnel cake bites, they puff up into little nuggets of deliciousness. These little bites reminded me exactly of the best funnel cake recipe I tried at the water park with a little less mess and a lot more portability (ya know, for snacking on the go! haha).
To see how I make this easy funnel cake recipe, check out the video below. It seriously comes together in a snap. And you don’t have to share if you don’t want to, I won’t tell if you eat the entire batch for yourself. They make a great meal replacement… ask me how I know.