Quick and Easy Gluten-Free Funnel Cakes

by Shoshana on December 15, 2014 · 0 comments

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I am all in favor of making things from scratch. I don’t shy away from complicated recipes, and I love the challenge of coming up with new and creative dishes. That being said I don’t always have the time for all that, and it nice to be able whip up something delicious without investing much time. I don’t use many mixes but one mix I do use on a regular basis is the King Arthur Gluten-Free Pancake Mix.

In my house we take waffles very seriously. Before we had kids I used to make a waffle brunch almost every Sunday. In my mind the perfect waffle is crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, and just a hint sweet. I had perfected our regular waffle recipe, but when my son stopped being able to eat gluten I started experimenting with gluten-free recipes. All of my attempts were good, but none was perfect. I have to admit that I have a bias against mixes, assuming that anything made from scratch will be better. But one day I was in a huge hurry and decided to use the mix to throw together a quick breakfast for dinner. The waffles were perfect, and I haven’t looked back. The mix doesn’t have any strange ingredients I wouldn’t add myself, so except for it being a bit more expensive I don’t feel bad about using it instead of starting from scratch. And the waffles come out perfect every time. (I actually have never tried them as pancakes because we are waffle people, but I bet they would be good as pancakes too).

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