lynnepoo's hot water cornbread

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
Valleygurl209 avatar
By Valleygurl me
from Central Valley, CA

My Mom taught me how to make Hot Water Cornbread when I was ten years old. I love being in the kitchen with her. This is awesome with collard greens, cabbage, beans, and so forth. Only drawback making 100+ for big family dinners LOL I hope you enjoy them!!!

serves 4-6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For lynnepoo's hot water cornbread

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 c
    hot water
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How To Make lynnepoo's hot water cornbread

  • 1
    Mix flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, & salt in medium size bowl. Then add beaten egg.
  • 2
    Gradually pour the hot water in the mixture ( you can add more or less hot water to your liking you judge the consistency)
  • 3
    Pour oil to a depth of 1/2 inch in a large skillet and heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • 4
    Shape cornmeal mixture into flattened balls using a heaping tablespoon as a measuring guide or spoon it right in. Fry each in hot oil, turning once, until crisp and golden brown, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  • 5
    You can double or triple this recipe...
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