Hoe Cakes

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Pierre Dance

Farm hands would take the 'makings' into the fields. at lunch time they would knock the handle out of their hoe and use the blade for a griddle. While it was heating they mixed the batter. The result was simple corn flat bread. We've spiffied it up a bit and serve it topped with Real Maple Syrup and Eggs over medium on the side. After these, plain Pancakes sort of loose their appeal.

Top Review by kyrie24

these are awesome! i made these for my kids for lunch today (lunch and a history lesson all in one!). i used butter instead of lard, and put butter in the pan as well. they cooked up nice and thick and had a little bit of crunch to them. delicious!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat a griddle'til a drop of water'dances' when dropped on it.
  2. Combine the dry ingredients.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Add Eggs, Lard, and butter Milk.
  5. Stir just enough to mix.
  6. DO NOT OVER STIR, THE CAKES WILL BE TOUGH!
  7. Cook on a lightly greased griddle.
  8. 1/4 cup at a time.
  9. I Have yet to serve these to someone who hasn't asked for the recipe.

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