Bacon Fat Hush Puppies

Recipe by Toby Jermain
READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl, breaking up any lumps.
  • Stir in green onions and garlic, add eggs, and blend well.
  • In a small saucepan, bring milk and lard (or other fat) to a boil.
  • Remove from heat, and add to flour mixture, half at a time, stirring after each addition.
  • Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • In a large skillet or deep fryer, heat 4" oil to 350 degrees F.
  • Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into the hot oil.
  • Do not crowd.
  • Cook until dark golden brown and cooked through, about 1 minute on each side.
  • Drain on paper towels.