Gluten Free Dagwood Dogs (Corn Dogs)


  • ¾ Cornmeal
  • 60g butter /nuttelex for dairy free
  • 1 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup LFGF All-purpose plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of GF baking powder
  • ½ cup milk (can use dairy free, soy, rice milk ,water)
  • Oil, for deep-frying
  • 16 GF hot dogs
  • 16 wooden skewers
  • LFGF All-purpose plain flour for coating


  1. In a bowl, mix in the Cornmeal, salt, sugar and ¾ cup boiling water. Cover and leave for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir the egg, milk (or dairy free alternative) & butter/nuttelex into the cornmeal, then sift in the LFGF All-purpose plain flour and baking powder. Stir well.
  3. Heat oil in a fry pan to around 190c.
  4. Insert a skewer into each hot dog.
  5. Place the LFGF All-purpose plain flour on a plate and coat each hot dog, rolling mixture onto the meat, ensuring an even coverage, then dip into the cornmeal mixture, repeating the rolling process.
  6. Lower skewered dogs into (you can do up to 3 at a time) the heated oil, turning until golden.
  7. Drain, eat and remember your childhood with a smile on your face.

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