Funnel Cake a la Mode Recipe

Funnel Cake a la Mode Recipe

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Funnel Cake a la Mode Recipe. Crispy-sweet funnel cake bites sprinkled with a blanket of powder sugar, loaded with hot fudge,  juicy-sweet strawberries, and crispy colorful M&Ms milk chocolate candies. Topped with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and a sprinkling of M&Ms.

Recipe courtesy of MARS® Foodservices


  • 24 ounces Funnel cake batter, prepared
  • 1/4 cup Confectioners powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Hot fudge sauce, warm
  • 1 1/2 cups Strawberry pieces in syrup
  • 3/4 cup M&M'S® Milk Chocolate Candies, chopped
  • 12 (#16) scoops Vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup (garnish) Hot fudge sauce, warm
  • 1/4 cup (garnish) M&M'S® Milk Chocolate Candies, chopped


  • 1 To prepare each serving, pour 1/4 cup (2 ounces) batter from funnel into small skillet containing 1 1/2-inches frying oil preheated to 375€F.
  • 2 Drain and dust with powdered sugar. Keep warm.
  • 3 To serve, place warm funnel cake on plate and layer with 2 tablespoons of hot fudge sauce, 1 tablespoon strawberries in syrup, 1 tablespoon chopped M&M's®, and 1 scoop vanilla ice cream.
  • 4 Garnish with 1 additional teaspoon of each hot fudge and chopped M&M's®.
  • 5 MENU SUGGESTIONS: For quick and easy back-of-house preparation use 4-inch, funnel cake fryer rings to prepare in standard deep fryer.
  • 6 Make large 10-inch funnel cakes for an over-the-top shareable State Fair Funnel Cake a la Mode with double the toppings.
  • 7 Funnel cake mix is widely available through foodservice distributors.


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