|Cornmeal||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 Tablespoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Buttermilk||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Finely chopped onion||3 Tablespoon|
In a large bowl stir together the corn-meal, flour, baking soda, and salt.
In a small bowl stir together the egg, buttermilk, and onion.
Stir the liquid ingredients into the cornmeal mixture just till the dry ingredients are moistened.
In a 10-inch skillet melt enough lard to give a depth of 1/2 inch.
Drop the batter by scant tablespoonfuls into the hot fat, spreading the batter slightly to make a patty.
Fry till golden, 2 to 3 minutes, turning once.
Drain thoroughly on paper toweling.