1 cup flour
1/2 cup cornmeal
1 tablespoon sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon vegetable shortening
1 egg, beaten slightly
3/4 cup milk
8 frankfurters, cut into thirds
Combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder,
and salt in a medium bowl.
With a pastry blender, cut vegetable shortening into flour mixture
until there are fine crumbs. Add egg and milk and blend well.
Pour vegetable oil to a 2 inch depth in a deep fryer or large
Heat to 375 degrees. Pat frankfurter dry with paper towels.
Insert a toothpick into the center of each frankfurter.
Dip each frankfurter into batter and then into hot oil until golden
Drain on paper towels cool and serve..
This is always a hit when kids have sleepovers.