Johnny Cake

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Recipe by Mommykicksbutt

The Indians taught the earliest colonists to parch corn and mix it with boiling water and bake it in thin cakes. These were used by hunters and traders on their long journeys on foot over Indian trails hence the name “Journey Cake” which later became “Johnny Cake.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat the egg in mixing bowl. Stir in corn meal, salt, and milk. The batter should be thick not runny. Drop spoonfuls of batter onto a well greased hot griddle and fry to a golden brown on each side. Stir batter occasionally to keep well mixed. Serve hot with butter.

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