A Sweet and Spicy Treat: Pumpkin Funnel Cake

When the chilly fall air starts to set in, there’s nothing better than a tasty and comforting treat. This recipe for pumpkin funnel cake is the perfect way to cozy up on cool days and indulge in flavorful fall flavors. Featuring sweet pumpkin, earthy spices, and fluffy funnel cake, this spiced treat is sure to tantalize your taste buds.


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Oil, for frying
  • Powdered sugar, for garnish


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, pumpkin spice, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the melted butter, pumpkin puree, and brown sugar until smooth. Add the dry ingredient mixture and mix until combined. Stir in the milk until evenly combined.
  3. Heat oil in a large saucepan to 375°F. Use a teaspoon to carefully drop spoonfuls of the batter in the hot oil. Let fry for 2-4 minutes until golden brown. Use a slotted spoon to remove fried cakes from the oil and place on a paper towel-lined plate. Repeat with the remaining batter.
  4. Dust with powdered sugar to garnish. Serve warm and enjoy!


This pumpkin funnel cake is a unique twist on a classic favorite. It is the perfect fall treat, blending the flavor of sweet pumpkin with a delightful blend of autumn spices. The soft and fluffy funnel cake, which is fried in oil, is particularly satisfying and sure to be a crowd-pleaser this season. Try out this recipe and you may just find yourself making it a traditional part of your autumn festivities.