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Classic Corn Dogs

Enjoy these homemade classic corn dogs, a perfect blend of crispy, golden-brown exterior with a juicy hot dog inside. This traditional fairground snack is a delight for all ages and is simple to make at home.

  • 10 hot dogs
  • 10 wooden skewers
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar granulated
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying
  1. Pat the hot dogs dry and insert wooden skewers into each hot dog.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Stir in milk and egg until the batter is well-combined.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  5. Dip each skewered hot dog into the batter until it's completely coated.
  6. Carefully place the battered hot dogs into the hot oil. Fry 2-3 at a time for 2-3 minutes, or until they are golden brown.
  7. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels. Serve hot.