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  1. Heat the oil to 375°F in a deep fryer, or a deep, heavy pan with sides at least 3" deep.

  2. In a large bowl, beat together the milk and eggs. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, 2 tablespoons sugar, cinnamon, and salt.

  3. Stir into the egg mixture until smooth. Pour 1 cup of batter into the dispenser.

  4. Start from the center of the hot oil and, in a swirling motion, pour batter in concentric and overlapping circles to make a 6" or 7" round.

  5. Fry cake on both sides, until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels. Repeat with the remaining batter. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and serve warm.