- 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.