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Johnnycakes

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Ingredients
  White cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
Directions

1. In a mixing bowl, combine the cornmeal and salt, and the sugar if used. Add the boiling water, mix well, then stir in the milk.
2. Heat the oil in a heavy 12-inch skillet over moderate heat. Drop in the batter by heaping tablespoons to form cakes about 3 inches in diameter. Cook, uncovered, for 4 or 5 minutes on each side, or until crisp and golden brown. Serve hot with butter and maple syrup.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Corn

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