American Indian Sunflower Seed Cakes

“I found this recipe in an American Indian cookbook. I can't wait to try it.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
YIELD:
15 cakes
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Simmer the seeds in the water, covered, for 1 hour. Drain & grind the seeds when done.
  2. Mix the syrup & cornmeal, 1 tablespoon at a time, into the ground seeds, making a stiff dough. Shape into 3 inch flat cakes, about 15 cakes.
  3. Fry the cakes in hot oil on both sides. Drain on paper towels & serve hot.

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