According to this news article, the following delicacies have garnered honors (or at least attracted attention) at the Texas State Fair in this and recent years:

* Fried marshmallows on-a-stick

* Fried peanut butter, banana, and jelly sandwich

* Fried macaroni and cheese

* Fried Cosmopolitan

* Fried Praline Perfection

and the Big Winner at this year’s Fair:

* Fried Coke

Fried Coke?!?

Oh yes. Fried Coke.

“Gonzales deep-fries Coca-Cola-flavored batter. He then drizzles Coke fountain syrup on it. The fried Coke is topped with whipped cream, cinnamon sugar and a cherry.”

Oh. My. God.