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Hoecake

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Hoe cake is a traditional corn meal cake that was often cooked outdoors. Prepared with salt and melted lard of choice, the hoecake is oven baked in a pan in the form of individual cakes.
Ingredients
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground white cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lard 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine corn meal and salt, then add lard and enough boiling water to make a dough heavy enough to hold a shape.
Form into 2 thin oblong cakes and place in a heavy, hot, well greased pan.
Bake in a preheated 375° oven about 25 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread

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