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“Ready, Set, Cook! Hidden Valley Contest Entry. Golden brown lacy shrimp and bacon cakes spiked with southern spices and fresh basil. Accompanined with Hidden Valley Original ranch Dressing. Perfect for a light lunch or an appetizer course.”
12 cakes

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. In a heated skillet using medium heat cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon from the skillet using a slotted spoon; allow the bacon to drain onto absorbent paper towels.
  2. 2. Sift the dry ingredients and seasonings into a bowl.
  3. 3. In a seperate mixing bowl combine the bacon, vegetables, herbs, egg, milk and shrimp.
  4. 4. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the mixing bowl, stir with a wooden spoon until the batter is just combined. Take care not to over mix the batter.
  5. 5. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat; in batches place 1/4 cup size dollops of batter into the skillet. saute for approximately 2 minutes or until the bottom side of the griddle cakes are golden in color. Gently turn the griddle cakes over using a spatula, cooking the second side for an additional 2 minutes or until the cakes are fully cooked.
  6. 6. Place the cakes in a single layer onto an absorbent paper lined tray reserve in a warm area. Cook any remaining batter adding additional vegetable oil if necessary.
  7. 7. In the center of a decorative serving platter arrange the griddle cakes, garnish the platter with lemon wedges and sprigs of basil. Place the Hidden Vally Original Ranch Dressing into a decorative serving bowl to accompany the cakes.

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