Johnnie Cake (Aka Sweet corn bread)

Kathy Schroeder

By
@majamom

Growing up, Corn bread was a staple at our house. But Johnnie cake was a real treat, especially slathered in real butter. We even ate the leftovers for breakfast, crumbled in milk.


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 cup
self rising yellow corn meal
2 cups
self rising flour
1/4-1/2 c
sugar (the recipe calls for 1/2, i use 1/4)
1 cup
milk
2 large
eggs, beaten
1/2 stick
butter, melted
2 Tb.
fat melted (bacon, butter, or oil, your choice)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre Heat oven to 350. Mix the dry ingredients, then add the melted butter, stir. Then add milk and beaten eggs. Stir just until everything is moist.(batter should be lumpy.)
2
Grease the skillet, then pour batter into it.
3
Place in the oven, and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until golden brown, and a toothpick comes out clean when tested.
4
Take from oven, let sit 10 minutes, then cut, and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #sweet, #cornbread