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Sift together : flour , baking powder , salt ; Mix in cornmeal.
Cut in shortening ; add egg and milk ; stir until blended.
Heat vegetable oil up to 365° in deep fat fryer or a large pot.
Insert a wooden skewer in the end of each Frankfurter if desired.
Dip frankfurters in batter , 1 at a time.
Place dipped frankfurter in hot oil , fry for 2-3 minutes on each side until browned.
Place on paper towel to absorb extra oil.