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hot water cornbread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Joyce Lowery
Sterlington, LA

This is the way that my mother made hot water cornbread to eat with fresh vegetables. When I cooked it, my kids ate all bread; no vegetables. This is also the way that she made her hushpuppies. She would just fry them in the hot grease after the fish had been fried.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For hot water cornbread

  • 2 c
    plain white corn meal
  • 3 Tbsp
    plain flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • boiling water
  • canola oil for frying

How To Make hot water cornbread

  • 1
    Mix all dry ingredients.
  • 2
    Pour in boiling water until mixture is of dough consistency.
  • 3
    Drop by tablespoons into deep hot grease until lightly browned. Drain well on paper towels.

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