Customers nostalgic for corn dogs and other deep-fried creations may find a fix at their local QSR, as chains have been churning out fair-inspired fare faster than a tilt-a-whirl. Read on for a sampling of some recent concoctions.
Let them eat cake...
Funnel cake has moved beyond the fairground, as mentions of the item on menus are up 2.3% year over year, according to Technomic.
Dairy Queen last week introduced its rendition—Funnel Cake a la Mode. The chain’s latest product in its DQ Bakes line, the cake is served alongside vanilla soft serve and topped with powdered sugar and a choice of hot fudge, strawberry or caramel sauce.