"A wonderful southern tradition. These are great with barbecued chicken. The recipe is from Williams-Sonoma."
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  • In a medium size bowl, stir together the cornmeal, baking powder, salt, sugar and green onion.
  • Add the egg, buttermilk and melted butter; whisking to combine.
  • Preheat a griddle until drops of water sizzles when sprinkled on the griddle; lightly oil with canola oil.
  • Pour approximately 1/4 cup of batter onto preheated griddle and allow to form into 2 inch circles.
  • Cook the hoecakes until bubbles form, turn and continue cooking until cooked through.
  • Place on a warmed serving platter; serve hot.

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  1. I think this makes a delicious side to almost any meal. These hoecakes were easy to whip up and cook on the griddle. They were light and delicious. I ate some with just butter and some with honey...both were yummy! The green onion was a nice touch. I think they would be really good with some green chiles also. Thanks for another great recipe, PaulaG. Made for Best of 2010 Cookbooks Tag Game.
  2. These tasted delicious. However, I had some difficulty flipping them because they were so fragile. I finally switched from my cast iron skillet to a nonstick pan, with better results.
  3. Delicious! We loved how it got a nice crispy outside, with a good flavor, and a light texture. I drizzled ours with honey just before serving. It made a great brunch with Recipe #310625. Thanks for sharing!
  4. Another tasty treat from Paula. Wow, were these good. I had never tried them before, so wasn't sure what to expect. A lovely light tasting pancake with an awesome flavor. These were incredible served plain with recipe #283235 and steamed rice. They really were excellent, they sopped up the tasty gravy beautifully, even my picky dh had two. Into my keeper box this goes, can't wait to try it with BBQ chicken and crispy pork. Thank you so much for sharing. Made for Pac 2010 :)
  5. Had along with fried chicken and we woofed them down in no time! We put butter on ours.


  1. What a fun recipe! I served them with sticky fingers and a tomato salad. We weren't quite sure how to serve them, so I topped mine with sour cream and more green onion, and for hubby I served drizzled with a bit of molasses instead. The best thing about this recipe is that you can serve a "bread" side with dinner that's made from scratch and is super quick. Thanks for posting Paula, made for PAC. Please see my rating system as I rate tougher than most.


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