The Corn Dog Bun Hot Dog
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The Corn Dog Bun Hot Dog Recipe

Regular hot dog buns are totally played out! Try using a corn dog that's been sliced down the middle as a bun for your hot dog instead!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn dogs, deep fried food, entrees
Servings: 4
Author: Nick @


  • 2 quarts oil for frying
  • 4 corn dog sticks or chopsticks if you can’t find corn dog sticks
  • 8 hot dogs
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • Ketchup, mustard or your preferred corn dog accompaniment


  • Heat oil in deep fryer or heavy skillet to 375°F.
  • In a bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, salt, pepper and baking powder. Stir in eggs and milk.
  • Take corn dog sticks and slide one hot dog onto each one.
  • Transfer corn dog batter to a tall glass and dip the corn dogs one by one into the batter.
  • Fry corn dogs in batches for 4 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove sticks from corn dogs and slice in half almost completely through so they open like hot dog buns.
  • Place a hot dog in the middle of each corn dog bun and top with ketchup, mustard or your preferred hot dog accompaniment.