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Southern Johnny Cakes (Hoe Cakes)

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. 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Southern
Keyword cornmeal, hoe cakes, quick and easy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 491kcal
Author Imma

Ingredients

  • 1 cup or (128 grams) flour
  • 1 cup or (120 grams) cornmeal
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 teaspoon or (10 grams) baking powder
  • 2 tablespoon or (28.12 grams) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon or (5.69 grams) salt
  • 3/4 cup or (177 ml) milk
  • 1/2 cup or (118 ml ) water
  • 1/3 cup or (75 grams) melted butter
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon or (0.011 grams) nutmeg
  • butter or oil for frying

Instructions

  • 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 .

Notes

  1. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Serving: 2pancakes | Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 774mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 666IU | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 3mg