Great Grandmother's Johnnycake

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Carol Junkins

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@CarolAJ

For over one hundred years this unusual recipe for delightfully light, flavorful, extra-delicious Johnnycake has been a prized possession our family, treasured and passed along from my great grandmother to her descendants. A cherished heritage which I hope many others will enjoy in the future. Written by Mrs. Martha A. Street, Dedham, Mass.


Taken from a cookbook "Foods that made New England Famous"
"written in 1946"

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12 muffins or 7" x12" pan
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 c
fine corn meal
1 c
sifted flour
3/4 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
3/8 tsp
baking soda
1
beaten egg
1/2 c
buttermilk (or sour milk)
1/3 c
sour cream

How to Make Great Grandmother's Johnnycake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat the oven to 425 degrees F.
    Grease 12 medium sized muffin pans, or a sheet pan about 7" X 12".
  • 2Sift together corn meal, flour, salt and soda into your mixing bowl. Stir in the brown sugar.
  • 3Beat the egg and mix with milk and cream. Pour into dry ingredients and stir until flour is dampened.
  • 4Turn into pan and bake in 425 degree oven.
    Muffins require about 15 minutes; sheet pan about 20 minutes.

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About Great Grandmother's Johnnycake

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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