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Johnny Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

A delicious way to eat cornbread!

Course: Bread, Breakfast
Servings: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons melted bacon fat or lard
  • 1 to 1 1/4 cup sour milk* or buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
Directions
  1. Sift together dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, beat together egg, melted fat or lard, and sour milk or buttermilk. 

  2. Combine liquid and dry ingredients with a few rapid strokes. Turn into greased cast-iron skillet or 9 x 9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle top of batter with sugar.

  3. Bake in a 425 degree oven 20 minutes. Serve with butter, maple syrup or jam.

Recipe Notes

*If necessary, stir 1 teaspoon vinegar or 2 teaspoons lemon juice into milk to sour.