The 2018 State Fair of Texas Big Tex Choice Awards
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State Fair of Texas Savory Finalists
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Deep Fried Shepherd's Pie
The Deep Fried Shepherd's Pie is filled with cheddar cheese and cream mixed into mashed potato pillows. Each filled with ground beef, mixed veggies and beef gravy. Concessionaire: Clint ProbstPhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)
Deep Fried Skillet Potato Melt in a Boat
The Deep Fired Skillet Potato Melt in a Boat is a griddled buttery skillet potato with diced breakfast saucage pattied and packed around a mini Babybel� cheese loaf, fried and served with melted cheddar and cripsy bacon bites. Concessionaire: Tom GracePhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)
Fernie's Hoppin' John Cake with Jackpot Sauce
The Hoppin' John Cake is made with creamy black-eyed peas, white rice, spicy smoked sausage and green onions, breaded, deep fried and topped with black-eyed pea relish served wtih a side of Jackpot sauce. Concessionaire: Winter Family ConcessionsPhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)
Texas Twang-kie
The Texas Twang-kie is hollowed out cornbread cake filled with Tex-Mex grilled chicken white bean chili. Concessionaire: Chris and Sherry HowardPhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)
Texas Fried Hill Country
The Texas Fried Hill Country is fried mozzeralla, locally-grown basil between two slices of green tomatoes flash-fried and finished with balsamic drizzle and honey. Concessionaire: Rudy and Justin MartinezPhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)
State Fair of Texas Sweet Finalists
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Cotton Candy Taco
The Cotton Candy Taco has a graham cracker waffle cone pressed into a taco shell shape with marshmallow glaze and stuffed with chocolate, toasted marshmallow and cane sugar cotton candy. Consessionaire: Justin and Rudy MartinezPhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)
Fernie's Orange You Gald We Fried IT?!
Chiffon orange cake, whipped cream and citrusy orange perseve is spooned into puff pastry dough, folded and sealed before being fried and topped with powdered sugar. Consessionaire: Winter Family ConcessionsPhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)
State Fair Fun-L Cake Ice Cream
The funnel cake flavored ice cream is mixed with funnel cake pieces and powdered sugar. Powdered sugar, whipped cream and strawberry sauce are available for toppings. Concessionaire: Tom LandisPhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)
Arroz con Leche (Sweet Crispy Rice)
A cinnamon-spiced rice ball is coated in crispy puffed rice creal and deep fried. Each ball is then sprinkled with powdered vanilla and served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream with a drizzle of caramel sauce and cinnamon. Concessionaire: Garza FamilyPhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)
Sweet Bakin' Bacon
The Sweet Bakin' Bacon is a cream-filled sponge cake wrapped in bacon, dipped in funnel cake batter and deep fried until golden brown. It is dusted with powdered sugar to finish. Concessionaire: Ed and Eddie CampbellPhoto by: (Source: State Fair of Texas)