Skip to Main Content

Kings Dominion

Skip to Next Section

FOODIE FRIDAY: Enjoy Funnel Cakes at Home!

Maggie Sellers

Communications Manager

You didn’t think we’d let Foodie Fridays disappear, did you? We’ve been inspired by the way many of you have been enjoying the memories of the park at home. While the park is temporarily closed, we’re helping bring the tastes to you! Executive Chef, Denis, and his family have been working up some delicious recipes and tutorials on bringing the family-favorite treats and tastes to your kitchen.

One thing you can’t miss when visiting the park – the surrounding smell of sweet, buttery funnel cakes. The best part, is chances are you have all of these ingredients in your home already! Maybe you make one for each member of the family or split one. How many fun unique toppings can you think of?

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup pancake mix
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons of oil
  • Enough oil to fill about 1 inch deep in a frying pan
  • Toppings of choice. Need some ideas?
    • Strawberries
    • Whipped Cream
    • Powdered Sugar
    • Chocolate Sauce
    • Ice Cream
    • Sprinkles
    • Candy

Tools Needed:

  • Deep frying pan (recommended), sauce pot (for smaller cakes) or large pot
  • Cooking thermometer for up to 375
  • Spatula

Instructions:

  • Combine pancake mix, egg, water and oil in a mixing bowl. Combine until smooth.
  • Pour about one inch of oil in frying pan (sauce pan or large pot would also work) and heat to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Pour batter into oil in a circular motion.
  • Allow to cook in oil for 1 minute, carefully flipping in pan to cook for another minute on the other side.
  • Remove from pan and top with your favorite toppings
  • Snap a photo and share with us by tagging us @KingsDominionVA and using #KDFoodieFriday.
  • ENJOY!

My family gave it a try and it got TWO thumbs up! We decorated ours with whipped cream (and lots of it ;) ) and candies we had on hand. While I think I need to perfect my swirling techniques, the treat brought me right back to some of our favorite memories at the park.

Let’s see yours! Share your funnel cake creations using #KDFoodieFriday and tagging us on social.

Related Topics:

Share This

Maggie Sellers

Communications Manager

Post a Comment

Skip to Next Section

Host Your Next Virtual Meeting at Kings Dominion!

Spice up your online video chats with six virtual backgrounds featuring some of your favorite attractions and park scenes at Kings Dominion.
Read More

Challenge Friends and Family to Bingo, This Or That and More!

Connect with friends and family by sharing these fun social media challenges!
Read More

Get Creative with PEANUTS-Themed Coloring Pages!

Keep your coloring and activity sheets fresh this with all-new PEANUTS themed coloring pages!
Read More

Kings Dominion Word Search Challenge

Are you searching for a challenge? Well, we have the perfect test for you. Take on the Kings Dominion Word Search Challenge!
Read More

FOODIE FRIDAY: Enjoy Funnel Cakes at Home!

#KDFoodieFridays are coming to you! Try this at-home recipe for a quick funnel cake to satisfy your sweet tooth and bring back memories of the park.
Read More

Celebrate Easter with these Eggcelent Park Inspired Easter Activities!

From decorating eggs to egg hunts and more, take a look at how you can bring the Easter Eggstravaganza home to your family.
Read More

CONTEST: Egg-ceptional Egg Decorating

Time to get creative! Decorate and egg-ceptional egg and enter to win a 4-pack of tickets for when the park opens.
Read More

Can Any Bunny Find All The Eggs?

The Easter Beagle has hidden eggs in our pictures! Think you can find them all? Hunt for eggs in our beginner and advanced level virtual egg hunts!
Read More

STEM Activities Inspired By Kings Dominion

Learning is everywhere! We partnered with the MathScience Innovation Center to adapt our Elementary School Education Day workbooks full of STEM activities to use at home.
Read More

Intimidator 305: Annual Maintenance

Our tallest, fastest roller coaster, Intimidator 305, celebrates its 10th birthday this year! Take a look at how the team maintains this incredible ride year after year.
Read More