Cornmeal Pancakes

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar or honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 medium egg
  • oil for frying

In a good sized mixing bowl combine the cornmeal, sugar or honey, and salt. Add the boiling water. The cornmeal will swell up into a lumpy mess. That’s alright, don’t worry about it. Stir the lumpy mess vigorously with a whisk or fork until it is a thick batter. Let it cool down a little bit. Add the flour, baking powder, milk and egg. Keep stirring the batter until it is nice and smooth. Drop the mixture by 1/3 cupfuls onto a hot, greased skillet. Fry until the underside is golden brown, and the top side bubbles a bit. Turn the pancakes over and continue frying until well browned.

Stack on a plate and serve with applesauce, or pancake syrup. Another option is to serve them as the hot bread with a main meal like soup, or chili. I like them with split pea soup especially, but they are versatile enough to go with many different entreés.

To support the blog, check out the HBHW eBooks available on Amazon. Thank you!

Click Here to Leave a Comment Below