- Vegetable or canola oil, for frying
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 1/4 cups milk
- 2/3 cup chopped onions
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Heat oil in a deep fryer or skillet to 375 degrees F.
Mix together the sugar, baking powder, salt, garlic salt and pepper. Mix together the milk, onions and egg in a blender until they are a milkshake consistency
Whisk together the 2 mixtures and let sit until bubbles begin to form, about 5 minutes.
Mix together the cornmeal and flour and gradually whisk in the wet mixture. The batter should be thick like cookie dough.
Drop hush puppies into the hot oil by using a teaspoon until they bounce to the surface, about 2 minutes. Continue frying until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes
Remove and drain on paper towels. Serve hot.
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