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August 4, 2014

SOUTHERN HOE CAKES


A Hoe cake is a Southern bread that is cooked in an iron skillet,
similar to cornbread.
 

Now here's a traditional summer supper to try!
Serve with a pot of red beans and rice or some butter beans,
 freshly sliced garden tomatoes and a good tall glass of sweet tea!
 
 
A slice of hoe cake will warm your insides ~
They are perfect served for breakfast,
slathered with some homemade apple butter alongside .
 
 
 
I promise your family will love this truly Southern recipe!"
 
Southern Hoe Cakes
1 cup self-rising flour
1 cup self-rising cornmeal
2 eggs
1 tablespoon sugar
3/4 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon water
1/4 cup vegetable oil for frying

Mix well all ingredients, except for the frying oil. Heat the frying oil or butter in a medium or large skillet over medium heat. Drop the batter, by full tablespoons, into the hot skillet. Use about 2 tablespoons of batter per hoecake. Fry each hoecake until brown and crisp; turn each hoecake with a spatula, and then brown the other side. With a slotted spoon, remove each hoecake to drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Leftover batter will keep in refrigerator for up to 2 days.


 

2 comments:

  1. Oh yum, I would love them no matter what is served along-side. I LOVE your header today. Such gorgeous photos, those adorable cats and 'THAT CUPBOARD'...oh my goodness. Hugs

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    1. Hi Deb!! You will really love them...promise!! So glad you stopped by today and I wish you a beautiful week ahead! Hugs back!!!

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