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Moist And Easy Mini Corn Dog Muffins Recipe

Updated on April 28, 2014

Mini Corn Dog Muffins

 A fun and yummy snack recipe for any occasion!
A fun and yummy snack recipe for any occasion! | Source

Cooking With Cornmeal

Cornmeal is ground dried corn. It can be yellow, white or blue cornmeal (made from blue varieties of corn). There are also three types: coarse, medium and fine. The good thing is that cornmeal is gluten free. Cornmeal also provides a rich source of phosphorus, iron and fiber. It is also a good source of vitamin B-6, A, E and K. Using whole cornmeal in the diet can help with weight loss and improve your health significantly. You can use it for a variety of purposes, for making corn bread, spoon bread, pancakes, polenta and muffins.

This little muffins are for sure easy, delicious and fun!


Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 4 - 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cornmeal, yellow
  • 3/4 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 whole hot dogs, fat free
  • 1 cup butermilk
  • 1/2 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Combine cornmeal, flour, salt and baking soda in a mixing bowl
  3. In to another bowl, whisk together buttermilk,melted butter and eggs.
  4. Pour mixture over dry ingredients and stir until moist.
  5. Spray a mini muffin tin with non-stick spray.
  6. Scoop 2 tablespoons of prepared mixture into each mini muffin cup. (fill each cup about halfway)
  7. Place 1 hot dog piece (1") into the center.
  8. Bake until golden and cooked through, about 12 -15 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven. Let cool 5 minutes, then remove from the pan.
  10. Serve with ketchup and mustard!

Step By Step Instructions

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Easy to find ingredients.Add 1 cup of yellow cornmeal to a bowlThen add 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour.Add 1 teaspoon of salt.Then add one teaspoon of baking soda.Stir it well to combine.In a bowl, mix 1 cup of buttermilk, 1/2 cup of milk and 2 eggs.Combine with 1/2 cup of melted butter.Pour it into dry ingredients.Scoop 2 tablespoons of prepared mixture into each mini muffin cup. (fill each cup about halfway).Then cut hot dogs, about 1 inch each.Slightly press it right into the middle.They are now ready!Bake until golden and cooked through, about 12 -15 minutes.Remove from the oven. Let cool 5 minutes, then remove from the pan.They are ready now.Yammy muffin!Serve with ketchup or mustard!Enjoy!
Easy to find ingredients.
Easy to find ingredients. | Source
Add 1 cup of yellow cornmeal to a bowl
Add 1 cup of yellow cornmeal to a bowl | Source
Then add 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour.
Then add 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour. | Source
Add 1 teaspoon of salt.
Add 1 teaspoon of salt. | Source
Then add one teaspoon of baking soda.
Then add one teaspoon of baking soda. | Source
Stir it well to combine.
Stir it well to combine. | Source
In a bowl, mix 1 cup of buttermilk, 1/2 cup of milk and 2 eggs.
In a bowl, mix 1 cup of buttermilk, 1/2 cup of milk and 2 eggs. | Source
Combine with 1/2 cup of melted butter.
Combine with 1/2 cup of melted butter. | Source
Pour it into dry ingredients.
Pour it into dry ingredients. | Source
Scoop 2 tablespoons of prepared mixture into each mini muffin cup. (fill each cup about halfway).
Scoop 2 tablespoons of prepared mixture into each mini muffin cup. (fill each cup about halfway). | Source
Then cut hot dogs, about 1 inch each.
Then cut hot dogs, about 1 inch each. | Source
Slightly press it right into the middle.
Slightly press it right into the middle. | Source
They are now ready!
They are now ready! | Source
Bake until golden and cooked through, about 12 -15 minutes.
Bake until golden and cooked through, about 12 -15 minutes. | Source
Remove from the oven.
Remove from the oven. | Source
 Let cool 5 minutes, then remove from the pan.
Let cool 5 minutes, then remove from the pan. | Source
They are ready now.
They are ready now. | Source
Yammy muffin!
Yammy muffin! | Source
Serve with ketchup or mustard!
Serve with ketchup or mustard! | Source
Enjoy!
Enjoy! | Source

Nutritional Facts for Corn Dog Muffins

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 piece
Calories 175
Calories from Fat72
% Daily Value *
Fat 8 g12%
Saturated fat 3 g15%
Carbohydrates 20 g7%
Sugar 6 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 5 g10%
Cholesterol 30 mg10%
Sodium 402 mg17%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Cornmeal vs All - Purpose Flour

 
Cornmeal (yellow)
All-Purpose Flour
Amount per
100 g
100 g
Calories
384
364
Total fat
6 g
1 g
Sodium
4 mg
2 mg
Potassium
322 mg
107 mg
Total carbohydrate
73 g
76 g
Dietary fiber
9 g
2.7 g
Sugar
1.6 g
0.3 g
Protein
10 g
10 g
Calcium
6 mg
15 mg
Iron
3 mg
1.2 mg
Vitamin B-6
0.6 mg
0 mg
Magnesium
107 mg
22 mg

Corn originated from Mexico, Tehuacan Valley

Waterwheel Powered Grindstone

Grindstones inside Mingus Mill, in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina.
Grindstones inside Mingus Mill, in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. | Source

Corn Dog Muffins - Healthy Food

My friends were seriously impressed with these muffins. This is a great alternative to the everyday sandwich. I served them with a spicy ketchup and a honey mustard dipping sauces.
Corn Dog Muffins are healthier than Corn Dogs, since they are baked, not fried.



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    • dis-cover profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikolic Predrag 

      4 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      Cornmeal is rich in dietary fiber and magnesium. Also is good to change occasionally habitual diet. Thank you for the comment!

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      Dianna Mendez 

      4 years ago

      I never looked at cornmeal as having any value to the human body. Thank you for the education and the recipe idea.

    • dis-cover profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikolic Predrag 

      4 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      Hahaha, thanks for the compliment, this one is my favorite. You should try this recipe, easy to prepare and very tasty.

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      Melissa 

      4 years ago from Mississippi

      Hey dis-cover, sounds delicious. Think I might just have to make some this week. I'm from the south (USA) so cornbread is a huge part of our meals. BTW nice hat!

    • dis-cover profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikolic Predrag 

      4 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      @FlourishAnyway This is a good combination and very tasty too. Thank you for the comment.

    • dis-cover profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikolic Predrag 

      4 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      @always exploring This little muffins are easy and fun to prepare. Thank you!

    • dis-cover profile imageAUTHOR

      Nikolic Predrag 

      4 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      Really worth a try. Thank you MsDora.

    • FlourishAnyway profile image

      FlourishAnyway 

      4 years ago from USA

      I've never thought about combining the two, but I bet they're good!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is a totally new recipe for hot dogs. I like it. Thank's for sharing.

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      Dora Weithers 

      4 years ago from The Caribbean

      Corn meal and corn dogs! Interesting and worth a try. Thank you for sharing.

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