Crispy Corn Dogs

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Title: Crispy Corn Dogs
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Snacks, Kids


10 Frankfurters
1 c Flour
1 1/2 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
2 tb Yellow cornmeal
3 tb Shortening
1 Egg, beaten
3/4 c Milk

oil or shortening for frying

In medium bowl, mix flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt.

With pastry blender or fork, cut in 2 T shortening until mixture
resembles fine crumbs. In small bowl, combine egg and milk. Add to dry
mixture; mix well. Pat frankfurters dry with paper towels. Dip franks into
batter with tongs, being careful to coat all sides. Let excess batter drip
off. Drop 1 or 2 at a time into hot oil in mini-fryer. Fry until golden,
about 1 minute on each side. Insert wooden skewer in end of each. Serve
hot, with mustard, if desired.