Banana Funnel Cake


  • 1 cup banana puree (about 2 bananas)
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom
  • Oil for frying
  • Sifted confectioners' sugar


  1. In blender or food processor, puree bananas; add milk, then eggs and sugar.
  2. Sift together flour and spices and add to banana mixture.
  3. In skillet or electric fry pan, heat 1/2 inch oil to 375 degrees F.
  4. Cover the small opening of a funnel with finger.
  5. Pour 1/4 cup batter into funnel.
  6. Hold funnel over hot oil and drizzle batter in swirls and crisscross in a lace-like pattern.
  7. Fry for about 1 minute or until brown.
  8. Turn and brown second side.
  9. Drain on paper towels, sprinkle with sugar.
  10. Serve warm.

Yield: about 12 (6-inch) cakes

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