Homemade Corn Dogs


  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour / plain flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk (regular milk works too)
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 (10 counts) package Hot Dogs
  • 10 wooden skewers or chopsticks
  • 2 Quarts Vegetable Oil, for frying



1-In a medium or large pot, add the oil.

2-Turn heat to medium and heat oil to 350 degrees F.

3-In a large bowl, add the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. *Stir together.

4-Then add the beaten egg, buttermilk, oil, and honey.

5-Stir until combined. (Batter should be a little thicker than pancake batter)

6-Remove hot dogs from the package.

7-Wipe them all dry with a paper towel (this will help the batter stick to them better)

8-Insert one skewer or wooden stick into each hot dog.

9-Pour the batter into a tall drinking glass.

10-Holding by the skewer, take one hot dog and dunk it into the batter, coating all of the hot dogs.

11-Slowly remove from batter and let a little excess batter drip back into the cup.

12-Immediately place it into the hot oil, while still holding the stick.

13-Turn as necessary to brown all sides.

14-Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until all sides are a deep golden brown.

15-Remove from hot oil and place on paper towels to drain grease.

16-Repeat with all hot dogs.