Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 min

These are a Rhode Island tradition. Serve hot with maple syrup!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all dry ingredients.
  2. Add eggs to buttermilk in a bowl and beat lightly.
  3. Add the buttermilk to the dry ingredients and blend.
  4. Fold the melted butter into the batter.
  5. Let batter rest for 20 minutes and adjust consistency with a few tablespoons of water if necessary.
  6. Preheat a flat griddle to 350*F.
  7. Use 1 1/2 oz. of batter per cake and lightly grease the griddle.
  8. Pour the batter and cook until it bubbles and is golden brown, then flip over for 30 seconds or until browned.


Most Helpful

I watched the program Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and they featured a diner that served Rhode Island Johnnycakes. They looked so good that I had to make them. I found 4 recipes on Zaar so I made a small serving of all four and this one was definitely the best. This is the one I will be using in the future. Thank you for posting.

Nancy Ann June 28, 2010

Nearly perfect recipe, could just use a touch less baking powder. Aside from that, this is my new favourite breakfast!

Dave Cee July 09, 2007

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