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.
|Water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ground white cornmeal||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Lard||1 Tablespoon, melted|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
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.