Sugar makes a great hush puppy but it will make them brown faster. Be careful of your oil temperature and don't make the hush puppies too large so they will cook through.
If you would like to add corn, just fold in 1/4 cup canned or frozen corn.
For a spicy option add 1 minced jalapeno pepper or 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning.
We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.