The Mold Ring is important to good Funnel Cake operations. The "lift-off" rings not only give you the best results, but they also make doing Funnel Cakes easy. You simply fill the mold, cook a bit, then lift off mold ring and let the Funnel Cake float free. A middle plate for the ring to rest on is included. This eliminates any batter getting down onto the elements. The lift-off rings come in three styles.