Deep-Fried Bubble Gum a Hit at Texas State Fair

September 7, 2011 Updated Sep 7, 2011 at 5:05 PM EDT

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Deep-Fried Bubble Gum a Hit at Texas State Fair

September 7, 2011 Updated Sep 7, 2011 at 5:05 PM EDT

The most creative food at the recently concluded State Fair of Texas? Fried bubble gum.

According to a story in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a 30-year-old Arlington man took home the top prize in the "most creative" food category.

"I couldn't believe it," Jesus Martinez told the Star-Telegram of his winning entry.

View photos and read the entire Star-Telegram story HERE.