Cornmeal Griddle Cakes (Pre-1940's)

Total Time
Prep 4 mins
Cook 6 mins

This Pre-1940's recipe included in my “Grandma’s Wartime Edition Cookbook”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix and sift dry ingredients.
  2. Combine beaten egg and milk.
  3. Add to dry ingredients.
  4. Stir in shortening.
  5. Pour on a hot griddle.


Most Helpful

I really liked these plain (and ate two while cooking the others!) but my DH thought they were a little plain as is. He prefers them with chutney or red pepper relish. Mine were a little runny and didn't hold shape very well when plopped on the griddle, so next time I will use a little less milk.

FlyingCook November 19, 2008

I loved these! Just the way my grandmother use to make them

Duchess' Mom October 13, 2007

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