Malinda Coletta Recipe

Indian Slapjacks (a recipe from the 1790's)

By Malinda Coletta Professorchef


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We made these last night at a 1700's recreation dinner. Its kind of like a crape made with cornmeal. The recipe was from the 1st cookbook published in America.

Ingredients

1 qt
milk
2 c
corn meal
4 Tbsp
flour
4
eggs
pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
beat ingredients together. Cook as you would a pancake - hot pan with some butter. Serve as is or with maple syurp

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5 Comments

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Milton Caetano milmi
Aug 31, 2012
Everytime I try to bake it in the oven I end up with a two-layer cake... It seems that the corn meal doesn't mix with the other ingredients quite well... What am I doing wrong?!
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Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Jun 13, 2012
I am making these for suppper ...tonight.
I will think I am in HOG HEAVEN!!!Yummy!!!
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PHYLLIS PARKER drphil
Dec 2, 2010
oh my , my mother use to make these for us kids , she called them corn cakes ...we put jelly on them very good
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Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7
Nov 28, 2010
Malinda! Great recipe! I love the old recipes. I have many that have been passed down through the generations... Thanks for posting!
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Nov 28, 2010 - Malinda Coletta shared this recipe with discussion group: What's Cookin' Today?