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Southwestern Corncakes

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  Yellow cornmeal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2 Large, beaten
  Corn kernels 1 Cup (16 tbs), thawed, drained
  Monterey jack cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
  Red bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finley diced
  Green onions 2 Small, thinly sliced
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Hot chili pepper 1 Small, minced

In medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, baking soda, salt, and cayenne pepper.
Stir in canola oil, buttermilk, and eggs just until combined.
Fold in corn, cheese, bell pepper, green onions, cilantro, and chili pepper.
Preheat griddle at appropriate setting for 5 minutes, then adjust to cook setting.
Drop batter onto griddle by 1/4 cupfuls to make pancakes; cook 3 to 4 minutes, or until golden, turning after half the cooking time.
Repeat with remaining batter.
To make appetizer-size corncakes, drop batter onto griddle by spoonfuls and adjust cooking times to 2 to 3 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1462 Calories from Fat 360

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.1%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.5%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 452.9 mg151%

Sodium 1189.9 mg49.6%

Total Carbohydrates 212 g70.8%

Dietary Fiber 37.5 g150%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 55 g110.9%

Vitamin A 110.3% Vitamin C 132.8%

Calcium 29.7% Iron 39.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Southwestern Corncakes Recipe