Fannie Farmer's Rich Corn Cake

Tim Hankel


This is the only cornbread, "corn cake" recipe that we used at the restaurant. Due to the large amount of portions needed when we made this, we would increase the recipe and make in a hotel pan.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
20 Min


  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1/4 c
  • 2
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How to Make Fannie Farmer's Rich Corn Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Whisk together all dry ingredients to blend well.
  3. Thoroughly mix the sour cream, milk and eggs and add to the dry ingredients.
  4. Whisk in the butter until smooth.
  5. Turn out into a prepared 9 X 9 pan or into a cast iron skillet.
  6. Bake 20 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes, cut and enjoy!

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Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes

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