Johnnie Cake (Aka Sweet corn bread)

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Kathy Schroeder

By
@majamom

Growing up, Corn bread was a staple at our house. But Johnnie cake was a real treat, especially slathered in real butter. We even ate the leftovers for breakfast, crumbled in milk.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 cup
self rising yellow corn meal
2 cups
self rising flour
1/4-1/2 c
sugar (the recipe calls for 1/2, i use 1/4)
1 cup
milk
2 large
eggs, beaten
1/2 stick
butter, melted
2 Tb.
fat melted (bacon, butter, or oil, your choice)

How to Make Johnnie Cake (Aka Sweet corn bread)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre Heat oven to 350. Mix the dry ingredients, then add the melted butter, stir. Then add milk and beaten eggs. Stir just until everything is moist.(batter should be lumpy.)
  • 2Grease the skillet, then pour batter into it.
  • 3Place in the oven, and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until golden brown, and a toothpick comes out clean when tested.
  • 4Take from oven, let sit 10 minutes, then cut, and enjoy!

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About Johnnie Cake (Aka Sweet corn bread)

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #sweet, #cornbread




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