Prep 5 mins
Cook 6 mins
No need to have skewers for these! Leftover batter can be refrigerated and used for a couple of days. One son likes them better made with the leftover batter. I have never cooked a whole pack of hot dogs in one session, so I don't know how long that would take. Cooking time is estimated for one serving. Recipe from The Southern Living Cookbook. Update: there was a question about the two listed amounts of sugar. The recipe is correct as shown. I put 1 T plus 1 tsp of sugar in the batter.
- In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, cornmeal, and both amounts of the sugar.
- In a small bowl, combine the egg and buttermilk.
- Add wet ingredients to the dry ones.
- Add 1/4 cup buttermilk if batter is too stiff.
- Immerse 6 or 8 hot dog pieces at the time in the batter.
- In a small skillet, heat about 1 inch of oil to medium high.
- Use a fork or tongs to take hot dog pieces out of batter and place carefully into hot oil.
- Fry until golden brown on both sides. You might have to adjust the temperature of the oil to keep it cooking but not burning.
- Drain on paper towels.
- Continue frying in small batches.
I cut this down to two hotdogs, and it is quite an easy and tasty recipe. I found the batter didn't puff up like regular corn dog batter....but still delicious. Made for Spring PAC 2013.
Made for Spring PAC 2010. My 3 year old loved these--a perfect fit for him. Both my husband and I enjoyed these also. Thanks for sharing!