Fried Twinkies
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Fried Twinkies Recipe

Deep fried Twinkies are a festival favorite, but if you can't make it out to the fair just follow this super easy recipe to make them at home!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: deep fried food, desserts
Servings: 6
Author: Nick @


  • 6 Twinkies
  • 2 quarts oil for frying
  • 1 3/4 cups pancake mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • powdered sugar
  • strawberry jam for dipping


  • Freeze Twinkies for at least 2 hours prior to frying.
  • Heat oil in deep fryer or heavy skillet to 375°F.
  • In a bowl, combine pancake mix, milk, egg and vegetable oil and stir to combine.
  • One by one, insert sticks into frozen Twinkies, dip them in the batter and transfer them to the oil.
  • Fry in batches for 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Drain fried Twinkies on paper towels, top with powdered sugar and serve with strawberry jam or your preferred dipping sauce.