Vote of the week: What is your favorite fried-dough snack?
Time for some artery-clogging fun...
Explain your pick in the comments, please. Consider taste, texture, portability, cost, how silly you look while eating it and how many you can get down while waiting in line for the roller coaster that will make you consider why the heck you ate that fried goo in the first place. ;-)
Previous votes of the week.
I had to vote for Churros.
What the heck is an Elephant Ear? Even though I voted for the funnel cake, i should've voted for the churro. The churro is a lot less messier and i can eat while waiting in a ride line and not get all messy while i am doing it. I really like the funnel cake, very tasty...but its not portable enough, its more of a sit down snack to me.
What's an elephant ear? I voted for funnel cakes.
Funnel Cakes are the best at SFGA!
Funnell cakes without a doubt!! They are messy as crap though. That powdered sugar gets all over the place!
In New England, we call Elephant Ears "Doughboys" (or Fried Dough).
What about Whale Tale's? Is that the same as Elephant Ear?
Has to be doughnuts. The Americans just make the best kind. Plus, they're so sweet and tasty.
Elephant Ears Rock! I grew up in the midwest and they were the main choice of fried, cinnamon/sugary snack at any carnival or fair! Ah, the childhood memories of being buzzed up on a hot greasy platter shaped pastry rolled in sugar! Good enough to draw a tear from Homer Simpson!
Another vote for funnel cake here. And I am a purist......don't drench it in strawberries, hot fudge, or tons of whipped cream...powdered sugar only. And I have to have hot chocolate or cold milk (any flavor) on the side!
I can't pick any of the ones above. My favorite, which I discovered a couple of weeks ago at a local fair, is Fried Oreos.
I love them all except doughnets its just too orignal and you can get them anywhere.
I'd have to say my favorite are Beavertails.....covered in Nutella...amazing.
Because the question was..."What is your favorite fried-dough snack?", I had to go with doughnuts. That because they seem to be consumed way more often at any time by my junkfood lovin' self. Now if the question was more like..."What is your favorite 'Theme Park' fried dough snack?", well then the hard to get outside a park, but always gettable at the parks Funnel Cake would surely be at the top of my not so very short list of "I wan-it, I wan-it, I wan-it!!!" Stuff it in, and head straight to the BIG Ride and show your freinds and family members what your made of...From the inside out, chunky style. It can get ugly, and I know you'all get the picture of what I'm talkin'bout. Have a great fall at our wonderful theme parks around this great country.
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