Taking a few extra seconds to pat the hot dogs dry with paper towels will go a long way in making sure the batter sticks. What is corn dog batter made of? Please help us continue to provide you with our trusted how-to guides and videos for free by whitelisting wikiHow on your ad blocker. In a large mixing bowl, combine cornmeal, 3/4 cup self-rising flour and egg. You should not use cornflakes as a substitute for cornmeal. Creating fair-style corn dogs right at home is possible in a matter of minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve warm with your choice of dipping sauce. Add them to the oil carefully to prevent spattering as the hot oil will burn skin. Baking the corn dogs in the oven rather than deep frying will not typically yield as good of result, and the batter may slide off of the hot dog. Let your batter sit. Editor’s tip: Take care not to overcrowd your fryer with corn dogs and monitor the oil temperature while cooking. Make mini-corn dogs by cutting the hot dogs into thirds or quarters and using toothpicks for skewers. Cook the corn dogs. Using some common kitchen pantry ingredients and a couple packs of hot dogs, you can learn how to make homemade corn dogs. Amid the current public health and economic crises, when the world is shifting dramatically and we are all learning and adapting to changes in daily life, people need wikiHow more than ever. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 95,815 times. Every day at wikiHow, we work hard to give you access to instructions and information that will help you live a better life, whether it's keeping you safer, healthier, or improving your well-being. Place it on a burner and turn the heat … Refrigerated corn dogs should be eaten within two to three days. Please consider making a contribution to wikiHow today. Then add in the milk and stir until a thick batter forms. How to Reheat Leftover Corn Dogs. This step will also help the batter really stick to the hot dog. 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. wikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. This means making the corn dog batter ahead or saving leftover batter isn’t an option. After coating the hot dogs with corn dog batter, deep-fry them and then serve with your favorite corn dog condiments, such as ketchup and mustard. If you really can’t stand to see another ad again, then please consider supporting our work with a contribution to wikiHow. Lauren Habermehl is a recipe developer, food photographer and creator of the blog, Frydae. If it's in place of the batter - you can, but the result won't be similar to corndogs. wikiHow is where trusted research and expert knowledge come together. Remove the hot dogs from their packaging and pat them completely dry with paper towels. Frozen corn dogs can be stored for up to two months. It’s not recommended. Your support helps wikiHow to create more in-depth illustrated articles and videos and to share our trusted brand of instructional content with millions of people all over the world. Fry corn dogs, a few at a time, until golden brown, 6 … All tip submissions are carefully reviewed before being published. Cook the corn dogs approximately 3 minutes, until they are a golden shade of brown. This is the key! Once dry, insert the popsicle sticks about two-thirds of the way into each hot dog. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/c\/c6\/Make-Homemade-Corndogs-Step-1.jpg\/v4-460px-Make-Homemade-Corndogs-Step-1.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/c\/c6\/Make-Homemade-Corndogs-Step-1.jpg\/aid1402605-v4-728px-Make-Homemade-Corndogs-Step-1.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":306,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"485","licensing":"

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