These Southern Johnny Cakes aka Hoe Cakes would be a great alternative to your everyday pancake – Made with cornmeal , with a touch of sugar and nutmeg – Light , Fluffy with a delicious crisp edge.
1cup(128 grams) flour
1cup(120 grams) cornmeal
2 1/2Teaspoons(10 grams) baking powder
2tablespoons(28.12 grams) sugar
1teaspoon(5.69 grams) salt
3/4cup(128 grams) milk
1/2cup(236.59 gram) water
1/3cup(75 grams) melted butter
1teaspoons(4.20 grams) vanilla
1/2teaspoon(0.011 grams) nutmeg
Butter or oil for frying
In a large bowl, mix cornmeal , flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg , and salt. Make a well in the center, and pour in milk, water, egg, vanilla and melted butter . Through mix until pancake mixture is smooth
Heat a lightly oiled cast iron or frying pan over medium high heat. Scoop about 2 tablespoons each of the batter onto the cast.
Fry each Johnny cake until brown and crisp; turn with a spatula, and then brown the other side.
Remove and serve immediately with syrup and/or butter .
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.