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hot water cornbread

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Dorothy Rose
Houston, TX

I love hot water cornbread and since my daughter and I are the only ones in my home nowadays, I tend to make too much. I had a chance to share it with my friend Dora recently and she liked it. I served it with steamed cabbage/fresh okra, smothered pork chop, rice and gravy.

(2 ratings)
yield 2 -3
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For hot water cornbread

  • 1 1/2 c
    corn meal
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/4 c
    hot water
  • 1/4-1/2 c
    vegetable oil

How To Make hot water cornbread

  • 1
    In a medium sized bowl add your dry ingredients. In a medium iron or heavy skillet add your oil and heat or medium heat until hot. Add hot water 1/2 cup at a time and mix making sure that it it is wet. Form into patties and place in hot oil and brown on each side about 3-5 minutes. Remove from skillet and place on paper towels until ready to serve. delicious with beans, greens, cabbage.

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