2006 Big Tex Choice Awards

Six food finalists went head to head in the 2006 Big Tex Choice Awards. 

Two fried delicacies, one filled with coconut and pecans, the other with a refreshing taste, took top honors.

Best Taste: Texas Fried Praline Perfection

Most Creative: Fried Coke

2006 Big Texas Choice Awards descriptions

Fried Coke – Smooth spheres of Coca-Cola-flavored batter are deep fried, drizzled with pure Coke fountain syrup, topped with whipped cream, cinnamon sugar and a cherry. Served in souvenir contoured glasses.

Fried Praline Perfection – Guaranteed to melt in your mouth. Plump coconut and pecan pralines, battered and fried to a rich golden crust. Served warm with powdered sugar.

Fernie’s Fried Mac ‘n Cheese – Texas-sized bites of macaroni & cheese, covered with a layer of garlic & herb-flavored bread crumbs, are deep fried until crispy outside and hot & cheesy inside. Served on a stick with a side of dipping sauces.

Donkey Tails – Large all-beef franks, slit on one side and generously stuffed with sharp cheddar cheese, are wrapped tightly in a large flour tortilla and fried until golden brown. Served with mustard or Ruth’s salsa.

Deep Fried Cosmopolitan – A delicious fried pastry is filled with rich cream and topped with a sweet & tangy cranberry glaze and a lime wedge.

Fernie’s Fried Choco-rito – A flour tortilla – stuffed with marshmallows, coconut, candy bar pieces, caramel morsels and cinnamon – is dipped in pancake batter and deep fried to a crispy, crunchy outside and sweet, gooey inside. Drizzled with honey and topped with whipped cream.

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