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Johnnycakes (Johnny Cakes, Journey Cakes)

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“From The Colonial Williamsburg Tavern Cookbook, c. 2001.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4-6
YIELD:
12 Johnnycakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the cornmeal and salt. Pour in the boiling water, whisking constantly, and cook over medium-high heat until thick, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter and buttermilk.
  2. Drop heaping tablespoons of batter onto a lightly greased griddle over medium heat. Cook until the undersides are golden brown, about 5 minutes. Turn and cook on the other side until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Serve warm.

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