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)

Step-By-Step

1Pre 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.)

2Grease the skillet, then pour batter into it.

3Place in the oven, and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until golden brown, and a toothpick comes out clean when tested.

4Take 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