1. Gather the ingredients
This recipe makes 16 corn dogs. Estimated prep time is 20 minutes, cook time is 20 minutes for a grand total of 40 minutes.
- 1 cup yellow cornmeal
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 egg
- 1 cup milk
- 1 quart vegetable oil for frying
- 2 (16 ounce) packages beef frankfurters
- 16 wooden skewers
2. Make the batter
In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, salt, pepper, sugar and baking powder. Stir in eggs and milk.
3. Pre-heat the oil
Preheat oil in a deep saucepan over medium heat. Insert wooden skewers into frankfurters. Roll frankfurters in batter until well coated.
4. Fry the corn dogs
Fry 2 or 3 corn dogs at a time until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
(Note: Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.)