Fill a medium sized pot with enough oil to cover the bottom 4 inches of the pot in oil. Heat oil to 350 degrees. In a medium-size bowl combine cornmeal, flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder. In a small bowl whisk together milk and egg. Stir liquids into dry mixture and mix until well blended. Cu
t hot dogs into thirds. Blot hot dogs with paper towels until they are dry. Dip hot dogs into cornmeal mixture. Coat corn dogs with batter, shake to remove excess batter. Drop dipped hot dogs into hot oil. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with your favorite condiments.