Homemade Corn Dogs

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Who doesn’t love corn dogs in the summer? They embody two of the most-loved summer foods: hot dogs and corn. And, they’re on a stick, so they’re super easy to eat! And, as it turns out, they’re not too hard to make yourself either! And you don’t even need a deep fryer, you can just make the corn dogs in a pot instead and fry them that way.
Ingredients:

1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg, beaten
1 1/2 cups buttermilk (regular milk works too)
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
1 Tablespoon honey
1 (10 count) package hot dogs
10 wooden skewers or chopsticks
2 quarts vegetable oil, for frying

Directions:

In a medium or large pot, add the oil. Turn heat to medium and heat oil to 350 degrees F.

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In a large bowl, add the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Stir together. Then add the beaten egg, buttermilk, oil and honey. Stir until combined. (Batter should be a little thicker than pancake batter)

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Remove hot dogs from package. Wipe them all dry with a paper towel (this will help the batter stick to them better) Insert one skewer or wooden stick into each hot dog.

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Pour the batter into a tall drinking glass. Holding by the skewer, take one hot dog and dunk it into the batter, coating all of the hot dog. Slowly remove from batter and let a little excess batter drip back into the cup.

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Immediately place it into the hot oil, while still holding the stick. Turn as necessary to brown all sides. Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until all sides are a deep golden brown. Remove from hot oil and place on paper towels to drain grease. Repeat with all hot dogs.

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And now you have some delicious corn dogs!

 

 

Recipe and pictures from here.

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