Who says you can't have a bit of the state fair at home? Making corn dogs at home is a blast, and you can definitely taste the homemade difference.
Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon
Homemade Corndogs
Total:
15 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
15 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 1/4 cups pancake mix
  • 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 8 frankfurters 

Directions

Special equipment: Eight 6-inch wooden dowels or skewers

Heat about 3 1/2 inches of oil to 375 degrees F in a large pot with steep sides. The oil should be hot, but not smoking. Meanwhile, make the batter by whisking the pancake mix, cornmeal and salt together in a large mixing bowl. Continue whisking and add the buttermilk and egg until the mixture is smooth. Insert the skewers into the frankfurters, leaving 2 inches exposed, and dip each into the prepared batter until fully coated. Next, working very carefully, dip each coated frankfurter into the hot oil, using tongs to turn, while cooking until golden brown on all sides, about 1 minute. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and serve immediately with desired condiments.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Throwdown Cuban Sandwich with Homemade Pickles

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

BLT Dogs

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Homemade Ricotta

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Homemade Cannoli

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Homemade Marshmallows

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Homemade Aperitivo

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped

8am | 7c

Unwrapped

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Donut Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Donut Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Sugar Showdown

12pm | 11c

Sugar Showdown

12:30pm | 11:30c
1pm | 12c
2pm | 1c
3pm | 2c
4pm | 3c

Cake Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Dinner at Tiffani's

8pm | 7c

Tia Mowry at Home

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped

10pm | 9c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Tia Mowry at Home

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

1am | 12c

Unwrapped 2.0

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2am | 1c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

So Much Pretty Food Here