Recipe by SUZZANNA
"I made up this recipe many years ago, because I loved the corn dogs you buy at carnivals but could not find a recipe for them. Great served with mustard."
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vegetable oil for frying
2 (16 ounce) packages
16 wooden skewers
These are awesome. Since the hot dogs are smooth, you need to roll them in flour first. This will help keep the batter on. I poured the batter in a mason jar (quart size) and dipped the hot dogs in the jar.It's alot easier than rolling them around. Thanks
used all beef frankfurters. the taste was okay. it wasn't crunchy though. maybe next time i will fry it longer and add some spices like cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes to the mix
As a former carney, I LOVE these! The one thing I miss most about being a part of a traveling carnival company is the hand-dipped corn dogs. I have a couple of suggestions for achieving corn dog perfection: 1) Dry the hot dogs with a paper towel before dipping them in the batter. This way, you don't need to coat them with flour or anything before dipping. 2) Make sure your batter is ICE COLD. This will make it thicker and it will resist "melting" off into the oil before it firms up from frying. 3) Use regular Farmer John hot dogs...not the all-beef kind (that's what the carnival food wagons all use!). 4) Omit the black pepper from this recipe. It's not needed.
Very yummy. I've found that putting the prepared batter in a drinking glass helps ease the process... it's the perfect size tool to batter a hot dog!
I loved that I could use good quality kosher hotdogs. You don't always know the quality of meat that are in those at the fair!! I precooked the hotdogs first in boiling water for 7 min. I then let the mixture and the hotdogs rest for 10 min. I coated them with corn starch and the mixture stuck very well. Also, make sure your oil is the perfect temp. 365 degrees was perfect for me. If it is too hot the outside will burn and the inside batter will be raw. If it is not hot enough the batter will slide off. I love these because they are crunchy on the outside. Great recipe!!!!
Wonderful recipe!!! Roll your hotdog in corn starch first. It will prevent your batter from slidding off.
Quick and delicious! Make mini's by cutting the wieners first, and using the fry daddy. I may never buy frozen corn dogs again. THANKS
Tasted great! My husband was raving!!! Dry the dogs before coating and the batter sticks just fine. YUMMY!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 206
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