Combine dry ingredients. Combine milk and egg and add to dry ingredients mixing until smooth. Use a 3/8" to 1/2" funnel; fill with 1/4 cup batter, holding finger over bottom. Place funnel near oil, remove finger and pour batter into 1" of hot oil using circular motion to form 4" spiral. Fry until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels, sprinkle with powdered sugar or top with pie filling.