Updated October 2021
Happy State Fair of Texas! We always love going to the fair and trying all of the fried foods. And wow, this year, there’s an insane selection! We’ve already highlighted one ridiculous new creation from Fletcher's Corny Dogs: the new Hot Bird Dog. Read about the rest of the creations below!
2021 AWARD WINNERS & FINALISTS
Best Sweet: The Armadillo
A semi-frozen ice cream drizzled with cookie butter and placed between two deep-fried Armadillo-shaped cookies.
Best Savory & Most Creative: Deep Fried Seafood Gumbo Balls
Using a recipe handed down for four generations that represent “the true essence of New Orleans,” these fried balls of gumbo won over the hearts of judges this year!
Crispy Crazy Corn
Sweet corn is battered, fried & topped with pineapple slaw, pulled pork and jalapeño crema
Deep Fried 1-35
Fried kolache dough topped with smoked beef brisket and peach-Dr Pepper BBQ glaze, garnished with peach slices
Lucky Duck Dumplin
Fried dumpling pastry filled with cream cheese, duck bacon and sweet corn, & served with a sweet and spicy Thai chili glaze.
Smoked sausage wrapped in bacon and filled with Mac n cheese
Peanut butter brittle with bits of Texas brisket cooked in
Texas Pumpkin Poke Cake
Texas-shaped pumpkin cake with vanilla glaze, caramel and whipped cream
Deep fried pretzel bathed in candy corn syrup, and topped with rainbow sprinkles, powdered sugar, butter cream icing, marshmallow whip cream, Reese’s, Hersey’s chocolate and caramel sauce and candy corn
Fernie’s Fried Toffee Coffee Crunch Cake
Glazed cake donut topped with toffee morsels and custard, with mocha coffee whipped cream and toffee
- Bacon Jam Corn Bombs
- Bucket of Loaded Fries
- Deep Fried Collard Greens
- Deep Fried Pancakes
- Deep Fried PB & Razbrulee
- Fried Chicken Alfredo Balls
- Fried Mexican Bread Pudding
- Fried Red Velvet Cupcakes
- Lobster Corn Dog
- Texas BBQ Brisket Banh Mi
- Texas Fried Fritos Pie
- Twice-Fried Mexican Meatballs
The State Fair ends this Sunday, October 17th, so be sure to try these creations before time runs out!