Homemade Corn Dogs

Diane Hopson Smith

By
@DeeDee2011

One of my favorite foods at a state fair is corn dogs.

Today I decided make my own since this will probably be the only way I will ever have another homemade corn dog. We haven't been to a state fair in so long I can't remember the last one I went to. And probably won't be going to another any time soon if at all.

I've added a little heat to mine, just because I like a little heat. If you don't then don't add the jalapeno or the cayenne. They will still be good!

Both kids and adults will enjoy. These were super easy and turned out just right.

Hope you enjoy!


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Serves:

makes 5 corn dogs

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

3/4 c
yellow cornmeal
3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper (optional)
3/4 c
buttermilk
2 large
eggs
1 medium
jalapeno, seeded and minced (optional)
5
beef franks
cornstarch or all-purpose flour for rolling
vegetable oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In one bowl combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar, salt and cayenne.
2
In another bowl whisk together the eggs and buttermilk; add minced jalapeno (if desired).
3
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients; stir until moistened. Pour mixture into a tall glass; set aside.
4
Pour oil in deep fryer and heat to 350 degrees.
5
Skewer the franks and dust with cornstarch or flour; shake off any excess.
6
Dip franks into batter coating completely and fry for about 3 minutes or until nicely browned. Don't crowd the fryer, only do 2 or 3 at a time.
7
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce, which would be ketchup and mustard for me.

Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Collection: Fab Fair Food!
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #carnival, #Fair