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Homemade Funnel Cake Rings
You don't have to wait to go to a carnival or county fair to have funnel cake! It's super easy to make this delicious dessert at home.
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For the Funnel Cake
apples pared, cored, and cut in rings ½ thick
pared, cored, and cut in rings ½ thick
dark brown sugar
pure vanilla extract
How to Make Funnel Cake Rings
Core your apples and slice into 'rings' about a ½ inch thick. You are slicing sideways, not up and down as probably typically do. You'll typically get four rings per apple.
Fill the deep fryer or a deep pan with fresh frying oil. Turn on for it to heat.
Add egg and whole milk in a bowl with the Bisquick. Mix all of the ingredients together with a spoon. Whisk to remove any lumps.
Test to see if the oil is hot enough by dropping a few small drops of batter into it. After they sizzle and turn brown then your fryer is ready for the apple rings.
Put in one apple ring at a time making sure each side is completely coated. (Our fryer will hold four rings at a time.)
Watch carefully. When the battered apple ring begins to turn brown, flip it over to the over side with a fork. Continue to watch so they don't burn.
Cover a baking sheet with paper towels. When both sides of the cooked apple rings are done, remove them from the deep fryer and drain on paper towel-lined baking sheet.
Allow funnel cake rings to cool enough to touch.
How To Make the Caramel Sauce
Melt butter in a double boiler.
Add the brown sugar stirring for 2 minutes.
Pour in the heavy cream stirring for an additional 2 minutes.
Take off the top half of the double boiler and add the vanilla. Stir well to make sure that the vanilla is blended into the sauce.
Pour into a jar allowing to cool completely. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.
Nutrition calculation is with caramel sauce.