Corn Smokies AKA Corndogs with Cackalacky DippingĀ Sauce

June 19, 2011
3 Ratings
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

Everyone loves meat on a stick (except for vegans, I guess) and this one is a Deep South turn on the good old American corn dog. I replace the frankfurter with a link of artisan smoked sausage and then make a zesty mustard-based BBQ sauce to dunk it in. —StuartRebDonald

What You'll Need
  • Cackalacky Sauce
  • 4 cups Yellow mustard
  • 1/2 cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 8 ounces Beer
  • 8 tablespoons Brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • Corn Smokie
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Baking soda
  • 1 cup AP flour
  • 2/3 cup Cornmeal
  • 2 pounds Smoked pork sausage
  1. Cackalacky Sauce
  2. Heat all ingredients in a sauce pan over medium heat and mix well.
  3. Cook until sauce just begins to thicken.
  4. Serve cool or warm. The sauce will last in the refrigerator for a long time.
  1. Corn Smokie
  2. Cut the sausage to desired length and then grill or roast until the skin is crispy. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine buttermilk and egg. Start with one cup buttermilk, more may be added later if needed for consistency.
  4. In a second mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Adjust the amount of sugar to taste.
  5. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add buttermilk and egg mixture.
  6. Stir together until combined. Batter should be thicker than pancake batter.
  7. Dredge each sausage in flour then in the batter. Deep fry in oil that is 365 to 370 degrees (American) until golden brown.
  8. Once the Corn Smokies have cooled a little impale each onto a bamboo skewer and serve with Cackalacky Dipping Sauce.
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4 Reviews

StuartRebDonald August 22, 2011
Sweet potatoes? As a matter of fact I have a terrific recipe for sweet potato hash browns. I'll post it here soon. Until then you can find a copy here:
Literary E. July 1, 2011
Haha Cackalacky! I haven't heard that in years, since I lived in NC.
ibbeachnana June 19, 2011
Where are the sweet potaotes? This must be South Cackalacky
Sagegreen June 19, 2011
You had me at the name. These do sound really good!