Hot Dog Prank




Introduction: Hot Dog Prank

Hi! My name is Natalie! I have an awesome husband that lets me be a Play-at-home mom of 3! We ...

Hot Dog Prank!

Perfectly harmless prank for April Fool's Day!

I love doing April Fool's Day "food pranks" on my family.
First, they are harmless and good for a laugh.

Second, it's my daughter's birthday, so I like to keep it tame and about her...but she likes to make people laugh, so it's good for her to get a prank too!

Step 1: Supplies!

So, these can be Vegan dogs...but perfect for tricking kids!

You will need:



1/4 cup soy sauce

1/2 cup water

1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 Tablespoon rice vinegar

1/2 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar

few shakes of pepper and garlic powder

Step 2: Peel and Cut

First, peel and cut big carrots to the same shape and length as hot dogs.

Use a knife to cut a star pattern on the ends too...

Boil in water for 5 minutes.
Quickly remove them and put in cold water to cease cooking.

Add them to your mixed up marinade in a plastic container.

Put carrots in the marinade...completely submersed overnight in the fridge.
(This marinade will turn them brown, so make sure they are submerged completely)

Overnight is best...but even 4 hours is great!

Step 3: Grill and Sautee!

Next day, grill them up to give them some grill lines...just a few minutes. (optional)

Then add them to a frying pan with 1/2 cup of the marinade and cook until browned.

They look like any other hot dog I've ever cooked!
They have about the same texture as a hot dog.

They taste salty and a little "meaty"...

Step 4: Add the Works!

Now just add the fixings you want!
Presentation is everything!!!

We even did this same technique and roasted the carrots on the fire.

They are awesome for a low calorie version!

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    32 Discussions

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    MAKE SURE; REALLY SURE THE VICTIM HAS NO DENTAL PROBLEMS, EVEN IF HE HAS GREAT DENTAL INSURANCE! I've had extensive dental work while i was working as a law enforcement officer and several teeth were knocked ir broken occasionally. However, now retired with budget cut backs , lost my dental ins. And on a fixed income. All my remainig Teeth had root cannals and crowns, the remaing 9 "teeth" were barely able to keep partials in place: FOR COSMETIC APPEARANCE ONLY! NOW I CANNOT WEAR MY PARTIALS NOR AFORD REPLCEMENTS AND IT'S TWO LATE FOR IMPLANTS (BONE RESESSION) .
    Besides: partials were $2700, crowns with root canals $2000 each w/o root $1200. Implants ( if i was a candidate? ) are $5000 to $ 7000 EACH APPROX. $20,000 TO $30,OOO FOR FULL MOUTH. None of which i can afford on a fixed income.
    NOW : It's $259 to $300 per EXTRACTION! ONE AT A TIME. $100 EVERY MONTH TIL MY BALANCE GOES BELOW $500 BEFORE ANY WORK . NOx-rays, cleanings or "exams" just" that one! Hurts the most. Two simple mistakes of biting an apple or a CARROT cost me the front remaing teeth, by accident from habit. NO HARD FOOD.


    GOOGLE THE ABOVE OR ASK YOUR DENTIST TO TELL YOU THE FUTURE ( FOR JUST REGULAR LIFE AGING ALSO) ADD TO THAT .Several over 45 / 50 medicines (diabetes,heart,colesterol etc) literally distroys/disintegrates your remaining teeth and x-rays cant "see" thru fillings, caps,criwns,laninates etc. NO MATTER HOW MUCH MAINTAINING YOU DO, IR TWO OR THREE PROFESIONAL (WITH AFFORDABLE INS.) CLEANINGS yuor teeth are doomed (depending on DNA how fast or early death)

    Please be careful and protect your teeth, hearing, eyesight and diet. I thought i might die every day i went out for 28 years but i didn't and this is my reward or punishment, depending ones point of view.

    God bless you all?

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    Sorry about all your dental problems.
    This, however, is a cooked carrot and is quite soft. Has the texture of a hot dog. I ate one myself, no big deal. My husband didn't even notice it wasn't a real hot dog. It is made for vegetarians, but works well as a surprise "prank" too. Not harmful at all.

    God bless you, been ill forgot password? Thanks4the reply, appreciate it?

    Not a prank to me, but a welcome change from all the nitrates, lol!

    I hope y'all are just kidding Doodlecraft. This is harmless and funny though an awful lot of prep.


    I hope y'all are just kidding Doodlecraft. This is harmless and funny though an awful lot of prep.


    I hope y'all are just kidding Doodlecraft. This is harmless and funny though an awful lot of prep.


    going to try it

    I hope my story/advise may help you and yours! You have nothing to lose but your teeth, health and pride so please try.

    May the next comment be on a happier note/subject? BYE 4 NOW.

    Another way to work amazing Hot Dog Twists

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    kdinis, that was really rude, this isnt an english class. ever think this person might be handicapped or dyslexic? nothing worse than a bully

    Regardless of prank it seems a great choice for people who don't eat meat. Nice recipe!