Super Easyyy Homemade Corn Dogs

1 cup yellow cornmeal
    1 cup flour
    ¼ tsp. salt
    ⅛ tsp. pepper
    ¼ cup white sugar
    4 tsp. baking powder
    1 egg
    1⅛ cups milk
    1 quart vegetable oil for frying
    2 (16 oz) packages beef hot dogs
    16 wooden skewers


    In a large bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, salt, pepper, white sugar and baking powder.
    Add milk and egg to the bowl and whisk well.
    Heat oil in a large pot on stovetop until it reaches 350 degrees F.
    While oil is heating, insert wooden skewers into hot dogs.
    Dip/roll skewered hot dog into batter until completely covered.
    Cooking 2-3 corn dogs at a time, cook in oil until golden brown in color, about 3 minutes. Set on paper towels once cooked to drain off any excess oil.