Mini Corn Dogs
1 cup Flour
1/2 cup Cornmeal
1 tablespoon Sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
2 tablespoons 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 saucepan. 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 brown. Drain on paper