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Hoe Cakes

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Shortening, , Crisco (or
  • -oil)
  • 1 1/2 c Cornmeal, , self-rising
  • 1/4 ts Baking soda
  • 1 1/4 c Buttermilk
  • 1 Egg, , lightly beaten
  • 1 tb Shortening, , Crisco -
  • -melted


Heat 1/4 cup Crisco shortening or oil to 365 deg. F in heavy skillet, on
medium-high heat. Combine cornmeal and baking soda in medium bowl. Add
buttermilk, egg and one tablespoon melted shortening. Stir just until dry
ingredients are moistened.

Pour 1/4 cup batter into skillet for each hoe cake. Fry 1 or 2 minutes or
until golden brown on each side. Add additional shortening, if necessary.
Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

Typed by Carolyn Cloe

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