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Southern Hoe Cakes

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These Southern Johnny Cakes aka Hoe Cakes would be a great alternative to your everyday pancake – Made with cornmeal , with a touch of sugar and nutmeg – Light , Fluffy with a delicious crisp edge. 
Servings 4



  • In a large bowl, mix cornmeal , flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg , and salt. Make a well in the center, and pour in milk, water, egg, vanilla and melted butter . Through mix until pancake mixture is smooth
  • Heat a lightly oiled cast iron or frying pan over medium high heat. Scoop about 2 tablespoons each of the batter onto the cast.
  • Fry each hoe cake until brown and crisp; turn with a spatula, and then brown the other side.
  • Remove and serve immediately with syrup and/or butter .
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