Saturday, June 13, 2009

I Think It’s Fair to Skip the Fair Food!

 

One of my favorite things about the summer months is definitely the county fair! I like it for numerous reasons including the bright, flashy lights, the nostalgic feeling it brings on from memories of going since I was knee high, all the animals, and basically a cheap way to have fun for 5 days of the summer. Of course many people go for just the food and splurge on fair favs such as..

  • Fried Bread
  • Funnel Cakes
  • Gyros
  • Giant Pizza Slices
  • Anything on a Stick
  • Corn Dogs
  • Cotton Candy
  • Fried Delicacies
  • Mini Donuts (my fav!)

[[Hey did you know the MN State Fair is 2nd in the country for size? I went last year and we barely covered half! Have you been to your state’s State Fair? Did you like it?]]

So when all the rides are taken down (sadly I can’t do any rides anyway..motion sickness!), all the animals hauled away, and the last cotton candy is sold, what’s a poor girl (or guy) to do? Of course you can always try making your own to survive the 11 other months out of the year-hey I did it and it worked!

Can you tell the difference? Honestly? =)

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Okay, okay so mine don’t have the deep fried hue to em’, but that’s because they’re baked! Plus mine are sugar free, a hint of banana flavor, an array of spices(cinnamon/nutmeg anyone?)and a little secret ingredient that seals the deal. I am going to experiment with some different flavors and do a little measurement rearranging and such, so I can’t share till the recipe is 100% perfected. I can tell you this much—one of these little gems clocks in at just under 25 calories! What? Yes, you can eat a whole bag guilt-free my friends.

Couldn’t have done the job without my new best friend.

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Isn’t he just stunning and shiny?

Don’t be too jealous, you can get one here!

Ok, gotta go munch one of the mini marvels!

*CHOMP!*

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4 comments:

Jenny said...

aw i love fairs in the summer time =) I can't do rides either.. i don't have motion sickness, i'm just a whimp ;)!!

i've seen those donut pans all over blogworld.. i'm intrigued!

tinyirishdancer said...

Aww. Your donuts are so cute! I want me one of those pans. It looks handydandy. =]

Oh yes, and nutmeg = best spice ever. By far!

Healthy Beach Bum said...

under 25 calories!?!?! ahhh sign me up :) i'll be anxiously waiting for your recipe!! They look soooo good

PB Bananas said...

What a cute little donut pan! I'm definitely jealous.