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Homemade Corn Dogs
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
23 mins

A carnival favorite!

Course: Hot Dogs, Lunch
Cuisine: All-American
Keyword: cornmeal, hot dogs, oil
Servings: 4 servings
  • 1 10 count package hot dogs of your choice
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 10 wooden sticks or skewers
  • 2 quarts vegetable for frying
  1. In a large bowl whisk together the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  2. Add the beaten egg, buttermilk, oil and honey. Stir until combined. Batter will be thick.
  3. Remove hot dogs from package. Wipe all of the hot dogs dry with paper towels.
  4. (This will allow the batter to adhere to the hot dogs)
  5. Insert one wooden stick into each hot dog.
  6. Pour the batter into a tall drinking glass.
  7. Holding by the wooden stick, take one hot dog and dunk it into the batter, coating all of the hot dog.
  8. Slowly remove from batter and let a little excess batter drip back into the glass.
  9. Immediately place into hot oil.
  10. Turn as necessary to brown all sides.
  11. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until all sides are deep golden brown.
  12. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.