Baked funnel cake fries with weed

Published Aug 11, 2020 12:00 p.m. ET
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Funnel fries are a decadent treat that is typically found at fairs or carnivals, so they tend to be a luxury that we only get to enjoy in the summer, but now that you’ve made it here you’ll never have to wait in long lines and mark off the days on the calendar again because you’ll be able to whip up a batch in no time without ever having to leave home.

A baked twist on old fashioned fair funnel cake

For those who might not know, funnel fries are pretty much just bite-sized versions of a traditional funnel cake, which is why technically, you should use our included funnel cake fries recipe to make the full-sized version, but it might take a little bit longer to cook all the way through. The main difference between what you pay for at the fair, and what we’re going to show you here, is that this funnel cake recipe is easy to make in the oven, and it doesn’t require any kind of grease or special tools to pull off.

Funnel cake fries recipe

These funnel cake fries have another big change that cannabis enthusiasts will love because it isn’t fried in a hot vat of grease. These treats can be made with a simple cannabutter, and since it won’t be heated to super-high temperatures, the plentiful cannabinoid will stay in-tact throughout the baking process. In case you’re worried about the significantly different cooking method, don’t be, because these delicious little morsels are every bit as chewy and crispy as what you’re used to from the fair, they’re just healthier and easier to toss together in the comfort of your own home.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Calories: 370

Servings: 30 pieces

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup of cold water
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cannabutter
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Tools

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 9x12 deep dish baking pan
  • Medium saucepan
  • Large sealable freezer bag
  • Scissors
  • Parchment paper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and while you wait for it to warm up, spray down the baking sheet with a good layer of non-stick cooking spray.

  2. Next, you’ll need to combine the base ingredients for the funnel fries, and to do that, add the water, salt and cannabutter to a saucepan and then place it on a burner that’s set to medium heat.

  3. Bring the ingredients to a boil and then add all the flour at once to the mixture.

  4. Once the ingredients form a large ball looking shape, you can remove it from the heat and give it 10 minutes or so to cool down.

  5. After the 10 minutes has passed, start adding the eggs one at a time, stirring them in vigorously with the dough between each new addition.

  6. Scoop all of the dough into a large freezer baggie, then use scissors to cut a hole that is approximately 1.2 inches wide at one corner of the plastic bag.

  7. Though you did grease the pan, you’ll still want to line it with parchment paper to keep things from sticking together, so do that now before moving on to the next step.

  8. Pipe the dough onto the parchment paper into the shape of a whole bunch of uncooked funnel cake fries which should be anywhere from 2-3 inches long. Try to keep them evenly spread out as you go along, and a standard size makes the dish a bit more aesthetically pleasing.

  9. Bake the funnel cake fries in the oven for 7 minutes before flipping them over and then continuing to bake them for an additional 7 minutes; That or until the funnel fries turn into light golden morsels that are ready to be devoured.

  10. Once they’re finished baking, transfer the funnel cake fries to a serving platter and then garnish them with a thick layer of icing sugar.

This dessert tastes the best when it’s freshly made and steaming hot, so it’s usually best to make them right when you need them.

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