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cayenne pepper, ground
Combine all ingredients except oil then mix well. Heat 1 inch of oil until hot but not smoking.
Drop cornmeal mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls into oil to form hush puppies.
Cook in batches 2-3 minutes, while turning to brown on all sides.
Remove from oil with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels on a platter. Serve immediately while still hot.