The Texas State Fair is nearly here and while many look forward to the rides and carnival games, lots of Texans wait in anticipation to try the new deep fried treats we'll see at this year's fair!

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What are some of the foods from the Texas State Fair?

The Texas State Fair is of course the reason we have such creations like deep fried pineapple upside down cake, deep fried biscuits and gravy and, of course, the highly confusing-yet-intriguing deep fried Jell-O.

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So you may be asking, what will they deep fry next? Well, I have an answer for you! For 2022 you can expect things like:

Fried Charcuterie Board

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Winner of the "Best Taste-Savory" award, it’s fresh mozzarella, salami, and crisp green apples tossed in olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and Italian herbs, wrapped in a wonton, deep fried and topped with goat cheese and hot honey.

Peanut Butter Paradise

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Winner of the "Best Taste-Sweet" award, you get a deep fried honey bun with caramel inside, with peanut butter, Reese’s Pieces, crushed Butterfinger crumbles, peanut butter cups and more on top. Oh yeah, there’s powdered sugar and more caramel on top too.

Cha Cha Chata

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Winner for "Most Creative", this is basically an horchata milkshake! It’s made with a horchata blend of milk and ice cream topped with caramel and cinnamon, whipped topping, crushed candy, cinnamon galletas de gragega, and deep-fried arroz con leche bites.

Chicharron Explosion Nachos 

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If you're on a keto diet, this one's for you! With pork rinds for the base, these nachos are topped with beef fajita meat, queso AND chopped bbq beef.

Deep Fried BLT

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Bacon and cheddar cheese deep fried in a tortilla wrapper become the bread for this special sandwich with lettuce, tomato and mayo in between, and garlic parmesan chips on the side.

Holy Biscuit 

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One of the items that's probably not fried, this not-fried biscuit is topped with brisket, street corn queso, hot-honey-drizzled bacon, and crispy pickle French fries.

The Ultimate Brookie Monster 

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Chocolate chip cookies, layered with Oreos and marshmallows are covered in triple-chocolate brownie batter and baked together into a super brookie.The resulting brookie is then deep fried, topped with powdered sugar, vanilla ice cream, cheesecake crumbles and strawberry sauce.

If you're looking for something to wash all that down with, then there's the La Bluebonnet.

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Inspired by the Texas Bluebonnet, you get freshly squeezed citrus juices and blueberries that are folded into a sugary base and then shaken well to achieve the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

To find out more about their other offerings, click here.

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