Welcome To Taste of States a place where we celebrate the weird and wonderful food of the United States of America. This can be everything from the snacks that are available for a limited time to the foods that are classic traditions at events such as Christmas and Thanksgiving! Each week we will explore the facts and the history surrounding a different food.
Today we look at another delicacy that arose from a State fair – this one being in Texas. In 2006, Abel Gonzales Jnr introduced the world to the delicacy of Fried Coke, or Deep Fried Soda as it is also known.
The snack consists of Coca Cola batter that has been deep fried and then topped with a cola syrup, whipped cream, cinammon sugar and a cherry to finish it off. It is estimated to be 830 calories a cup.
The dish proved to be incredibly popular and sold 10,000 cups in the first two weeks of it being on sale. It was so popular and sold 10,000 cups in the first two weeks of it being on sale. It was so popular that is won Most Creative at the competition at the State Fair.
The next year in 2007, the delicacy started to appear in other state fairs and was available at 47 different places. It is now sold worldwide – so keep an eye out for it and let us know your thoughts!