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.
Keyword cornmeal, hoe cakes, quick and easy
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 25minutes
1cup or (128 grams)flour
1cup or (120 grams) cornmeal
2 1/2teaspoon or (10 grams) baking powder
2tablespoon or (28.12 grams) sugar
1teaspoon or (5.69 grams) salt
3/4cup or (177 ml) milk
1/2cup or (118 ml ) water
1/3cup or (75 grams) melted butter
1/2teaspoon or (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.