Poem for Johnny Cakes!

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Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

This is a very old recipe. Way back in the old days... many recipes were made in the form of a poem so that it would be easy for the cook to remember.

I thought I would share this with you.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6 cups of batter
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    corn meal
  • 1 c
    wheat flour
  • 1 c
    sour milk
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 5
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    molasses
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda

How to Make Poem for Johnny Cakes!

Step-by-Step

  1. Johnny Cake Poem


    "Two cups Indian, one cup wheat
    One cup sour milk, one cup sweet,
    One cup good eggs that you can eat,
    One-half cup Molasses, too,
    One-half cup sugar add thereto,
    Salt and soda, each a spoon,
    Mix up quickly and bake it soon,"
  2. .





    Just mix all ingredients and make into pancakes or biscuit cakes.

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About Poem for Johnny Cakes!

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast




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