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“From my collection of handwritten recipes.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
12 johnnycakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the water and butter in the saucepan over medium-high heat until they boil. While the water and butter are boiling, put the cornmeal, salt, and sugar into the mixing bowl. Pour the boiling water and butter into the mixing bowl. Add the milk and stir until well mixed. Use paper towels to grease the skillet with butter. Heat skillet over medium-low heat. Drop 6 spoonfuls of batter into the skillet. Let the cakes cook about 5 minutes, until they are golden brown. Turn and cook another 5 minutes. Keep warm in a 200* oven. Drop a spoonful of butter into the hot skillet and let it melt. Tilt the pan to coat the bottom evenly. Cook the rest as before. When all are cooked, serve with apple butter or syrup.

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