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Johnny Cakes

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Johnny Cakes
Some think these fried cornmeal cakes were originally called Journey Cakes, while others belive they were first called Shawnee Cakes after the tribe in the Tennessee Valley.


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup hot milk
  • 1 tablespoon shortening


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 1 out of 5
Hard as Rocks, Member ZEmom91021

I wish I'd read the first review before I made these. This recipe DEFINITELY needs baking soda. Without baking soda these were heavy, hard, rubbery cornmeal bricks. I ended up throwing out my first batch and remaking them completely. This time I added 1 tsp of baking soda. Much better.

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