mini corndog on a plate with dip and more corndogs in the background

My daughter absolutely LOVES corn dogs but they aren’t something she gets to have very often!  I was surprised how easy it is to make your own homemade corn dogs!

Drop a tiny piece of your batter into the oil first to make sure it bubbles.  If the oil isn’t hot enough your corn dog will be greasy.

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Homemade Mini Corn Dogs

Homemade Mini Corn Dogs better than your local fair are made easy at home!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 16 dogs
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  • 1 package hot dogs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 quart Vegetable Oil (for frying)
  • 16 Wooden Skewers


  • Combine cornmeal, flour, salt, sugar and baking powder. Stir in eggs and milk just until mixed. Transfer mixture to tall glass or mason jar.
    hotdogs on skewers with corn batter in a jar
  • Preheat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Cut hot dogs in half and insert skewers. Dip each in batter until well coated. Rotate to allow excess to drip off.
  • Fry corn dogs one or two at a time until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 274 | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1.6mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American






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  1. I have made these quite often but did not have the batter mix, I always used a cornbread mix, just made it a little thicker.