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Sweet Potato Funnel Cakes

Sweet Potato Funnel Cakes

Bring all the flavors you crave back from the state fair into your own kitchen with this yummy funnel cake recipe. Enjoy all the sweet, fried & golden goodness with a sweet potato surprise! Easy dessert with no baking required.


  • 1-1/2 C Buttermilk
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 C All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
    • Cinnamon Sugar
    • 1/2 C sugar
    • 2 TBSP cinnamon
  • 1/2 C chopped pecans
  • 1/4 C Marshmallow Creme


  1. Roast sweet potatoes whole at 425 for 45m or until done through
  2. Peel and add potatoes to blender with buttermilk and eggs. Blend until smooth
  3. Add wet mixture to a bowl and add flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar, baking powder and salt to the bowl and whisk to combine
  4. Add mixture to a squeeze bottle with a wide lid or a piping bag
  5. Heat oil to 375 in a dutch oven and squeeze batter in overlapping circles to make the funnel cake shape
  6. Fry for about 3m each side, remove and top with powdered cinnamon sugar, marshmallow creme and chopped pecans