- 2 1⁄2 cups cornmeal
- 1 1⁄2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon shortening, melted
- boiling water
- oil (for frying)
Directions See How It's Made
- Put cornmeal, baking powder, salt, and melted shortning in a mixing bowl.
- Add enough boiling water until you have a thick mushy consistency. (Water MUST be boiling.).
- Set aside until cool enough to handle the mixture in your hands.
- Heat frying oil until very hot.
- Drop in hand formed flat patties, and fry until light brown.
- Remove to drain and cool.